Jul 10, 2010

Bougainvillea (Paper Flowers)

Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea glabra) is climbing plants whose brilliant colors are feature of Mediterranean countries. Colorful papery bracts usually appear in clusters, surround tiny flowers.

Bougainvilleas are very easy to grow as hedge or in pots. Plants can be propagated easily by cutting. They need warm weather and full sunlight to flower. Native of Brazil, this flower is named after a French navigator Louis A. de Bougainville. Source:

These Bougainvilleas were captured around my neighborhood. It can grow well here. For more beautiful flowers, visit
Today's Flowers! Have a great week end!

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