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Bougainvillea × buttiana 'Mrs McClean' (variegated cream-green leaves)

Family Name: Nyctaginaceae
Synonyms: Bougainvillea 'Mrs McClean' (variegated)
Full Sun: 6-8h Little Water Bonsai Ornamental Flowers Ornamental Foliage Dry Soils / Drought Climber, Vine and Liana Woody


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Climber, Vine & Liana, Shrub (Woody)
Mode of Nutrition Autotrophic

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Dry Soils / Drought
Landscape Uses Container Planting, Bonsai, General, Vertical Greenery / Green Wall
Thematic Landscaping Golden Garden, Naturalistic Garden

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Little Water


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, White

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Orange, Red

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Master ID 50
Species ID 1346
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.