Bougainvillea is thorny ornamental bush.

4 to 8 species are noted.

It can grow 1 to 12 meters (3 to 40 feet).

Colors include pink, magenta, purple, red, orange, white, or yellow.

Commonly known as paper flowers.

Bougainvillea are the official flowers of Guam.

It’s also a national flower in Grenada.


“The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in the details of daily life” William Morris ‘

Thank you.


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  7 comments for “Bougainvillea

  1. September 10, 2020 at 5:08 pm


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  2. September 11, 2020 at 12:33 am

    Wow, I’ve never seen one like this! Gorgeous! 🌞

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  3. September 11, 2020 at 7:19 am

    I love these stunning hardy plants. Unfortunately they don’t like our Canberra frosts.

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