Bambino Firefly is a small bushy plant with large glowing red bracts. Requires a warm sunny position and regular light pruning all over.
Bambino Boigs are a range of smaller growing bougainvillea ideally suited to container growing, topiary, small hedges and smaller gardens. They need no sprays and are hardy once established.
Gardens: Preparation - prepare as large an area as possible, add manure or compost and slow release fertiliser for best results.
Planting: upend pot and ease plant out gently, place in hole without disturbing roots and backfill to just above level of potting mix. A layer of mulch improves growth. Apply suphate of potash quarterly to promote flowering.
Pots-n-tubs: Use premium grade potting mix whether potting or potting up. Good drainage is essential. Use slow release fertiliser as per instructions. Apply potash quarterly. More water will be needed in hot weather or if plant has been in pot for some time. Best planting - Spring and Summer.
- Pot Size
- Samll bushy plant
- Large glowing red bracts
- Requires a warm sunny position