Bougainvillea are an immensely showy, floriferous and hardy plant. Virtually pest-free and disease resistant, it rewards its owner with an abundance of color and vitality when it is well looked after.

Bougainvillea Teatime Pixie® Bonsai

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This pink, Bougainvillea Teatime Pixie® bonsai can be grown in its 6-inch ceramic bonsai pot for several years before needing re-potting.

This variety of bougainvillea hardly needs any trimming or maintenance to stay colorful and showy. Frost-sensitive, potted bougainvillea can be wintered over indoors during cool weather. For best blooming, bougainvillea must be grown outdoors and receive at least 5 hours of direct sun per day. Water at the first sign of wilt, and when re-potting, use only bonsai soil in a pot with excellent drainage.

  • Botanical Name : Bougainvillea Teatime Pixie®
  • Variety/Cultivar: Teatime Pixie®
  • Tiny, pink bracts and compact foliage
  • Height of bonsai will remain approximately 6-7 In. tall
  • Needs minimal water once established
  • Can be wintered-over indoors in cooler climates
  • Fertilize monthly with BGI's Bougain® for best blooming results
  • Trim after each bloom cycle for best branching and blooming
  • Enjoyed as a perennial in the Southern states, flowering most heavily October through June
  • Enjoyed as an annual in the Northern states, flowering most heavily April through July 
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