Bougainvilleas are eye-catching vine-like shrubs that are available in a myriad of colors. When thinking of Bougainvillea, its vibrant bracts often come into our mind, or we called it modified leaves. Interestingly, in fact, the parts of vivid color are the leaves, but not petals. These leaves surround small white flowers.(See the bougainvillea grown in Leizisure stone effect plant pot, of which the picture is taken by our customer.)
They can grow against a fence, on the wall, in plant pots or as a hedge, making for an impressive statement in any home, garden or patio. With over 250 types of bougainvilleas, you’ll definitely find the most suitable one for your home! And let’s enjoy these cascading plants together.
Read on to see how to care for bougainvilleas in pots, including sun, water and temperature so you can start nurturing your own in plant pots. The stone effect plant pot is great to place in garden as its style fits well with nature.
Tips on bougainvilleas care
They’re relatively easy to grow and ideal for those who want a vibrant visual effect. It’s worth noting that they are sensitive to cold temperatures during wintertime and require full sunlight.
Sun and heat are essential to their growth. They need at least 6 hours of sun per day to put on the big show of flowers.
Potted bougainvilleas need regular watering. During the hot months, you can expect to water your plant at least once a week. If the temperature comes to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, consider watering your plants twice a week to provide enough moisture. During the winter months, you’ll only need to water them every 2-3 weeks.
Bougainvilleas thrive in hardiness zones 9 and above, so if temperatures drop below 30 degrees, we recommend bringing your potted plant indoor.