Bougainvillea is outdoor evergreen flowering vine shrub. Also Known as Paper Flower,Lesser Bougainvillea which can grow better in Full sun and reflected heat to partial shade. it some protection from salty coastal winds * Sunlight is the most important factor that helps this plant grow, Keep soil moist but not wet. Flowering tends to be more prolific when the plant is slightly water stressed. Moderately drought tolerant for short periods only. Does not accept over irrigation or waterlogging.
Bougainvillea is a genus of thorny ornamental vines, bushes, and trees belonging to the four o’ clock family, Nyctaginaceae. It is native to eastern South America, found from Brazil, west to Peru, and south to southern Argentina. Different authors accept from 4 to 18 species in the genus.