Latin name: Bougainvillea glabra
Plant group:
Flowering plants
Plant family:
Nyctaginaceae
Minimal temperature: 7-10°C (44-50°F)
Optimal temperature: 26-28°C (78-82°F)
Recommended place:
sunny or penumbral
Soil:
peat-humus-loosely
Plant form:
tree-like, arboraceous
Height: 100 cm (39 in.)
Flower color:
red
scarlet
Repotting: every 12 months (1 year)
Rarity: no
Pests:
Grape Mealybug (Pseudococcus maritimus)
Greenhaus whitefly (Trialeuroders vaporariorum)
Diseases:
Black Root Rot (Thielaviopsis basicola)
Origin country:
Brazil
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Species used for bonsai:

Bougainvillea brazilinensis: "Pink Pixie" bougainvillea.

Bougainvillea buttiana "Golden Glow" - Has bright yellow bracts which fade to apricot.

Bougainvillea buttiana "Louis Wathen" - orange bracts.

Bougainvillea buttiana "Mrs. Butt": - crimson bracts.

Bougainvillea buttiana "Orange King".

Bougainvillea glabra: paper flower, lesser bougainvillea - the most common species used for bonsai. It has shiny green, slightly hairy leaves and magenta colored bracts.

Bougainvillea glabra "Magnifica" - rose pink bracts.

Bougainvillea glabra "Snow White" - white bracts.

Bougainvillea peruviana - rosy pink bracts.

Bougainvillea spectabilis - pink or mauve bracts.