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Bougainvillea 'California Gold'  - Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea 'California Gold'  - Bougainvillea)

My neighbor's California Gold Bougainvillea in their back yard.



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I just love bougainvillea! especially this warm golden colour...have memories of peach-pink...still my all time fav. colour for B. :- )

2 Jun, 2009

 

Lori:

Many of the orange and yellow varieties will fade to a peach-pink color.

2 Jun, 2009

 

Well that must be it! such a wonderful glow to it!

3 Jun, 2009

 

I love the color.. I think I'm finally buying an orange bougainvillea..

27 Aug, 2009

 

Ibrahim004:

It is a very popular bougainvillea color.

1 Sep, 2009

 

Wow that is stunning.

28 Jul, 2017

 

Thanks! :>))

Practically everyone has a Bougainvillea in their yard. It's so widely grown here because it's very drought tolerant.

30 Jul, 2017

 

Makes a reliable plant then so it explains why its so popular.

30 Jul, 2017

 

Bougainvillea grows pretty much all throughout California except for the foothills of the Sierra and the Sierra Mountains. Bougainvillea loves extreme heat, it thrives in the low, subtropical deserts of California and Arizona. Many varieties can be purchased at any nursery or big box store.

31 Jul, 2017

 

Is that because of climate or type of soil its not grown in thefoot hills and mountains. Very popular then to be sold so wide spread.

31 Jul, 2017

 

The Sierra Foothills and Mountains get way too cold for Bougainvillea. It snow to very high depths there. Bougainvillea can die back at 28 degrees, higher temps can kill the leaves, though. It comes back very fast from frost damage, even though we don't get frost here in San Diego I've seen them get damaged in parts of the San Francisco Bay Area.

1 Aug, 2017

 

I had nt though about the snow and cold by the mountains so that makes sense. It is good they can recover from a bit of frost though. Your lucky not to have frosts good job you don live here you would hybernate lol.

1 Aug, 2017

 

Yes, I would be hibernating. I'm so used to San Diego's spring-like weather in winter and very sunny days. :>))

3 Aug, 2017

 

lol your winter sounds nice.

3 Aug, 2017

 

Yes, it's typically pretty nice and sunny and warm. It does cool down at night and in the mornings.

5 Aug, 2017

 

Thats far better weather then at least it makes it easier to sleep and feel refreshed in the morning

5 Aug, 2017

 

Yes, winter is generally very comfortable. :>))

6 Aug, 2017

 

Strange how seeds there can germinate with out a cold spell unlike ours here. Your lucky I dread what kind of winter we will get this year.

6 Aug, 2017

 

The trees here are subtropical and tropical in origin. They actually don't need nor want a cold spell. lol! :>))

8 Aug, 2017

 

Yes I thought that as they grow and you plant seed and grow and you don't have cold weather.

8 Aug, 2017

 

Yes, so many seeds can be planted any time of the year. Some will only grow during the longer days, though.

I was so surprised several years back when this church planted sunflowers in December. I though they wouldn't grow well. They actually grew better in winter than the ones I planted in summer. LOL! :>))

9 Aug, 2017

 

More light most likely in the longer days.
lol thats what we call sods law strange how theirs grew bette than yours though.

9 Aug, 2017

 

I know, what really got me was the ones growing by the chruch was better growing in winter than mine growing in summer. lol!

9 Aug, 2017

 

You 'll have to try their method grow in winter if you can't beat them join them lol

9 Aug, 2017

 

Yes, they just planted the sunflowers in November. I haven't grown sunflowers in years, though. They take up too much room. My neighbor just took her sunflowers out a couple months ago. I think she start them in early February. The feral parrots love the sunflower seeds. :>))

11 Aug, 2017

 

Yes our wild birds love them here to. Shame they take to much room thats why I dont grow them.

11 Aug, 2017

 

Yes, they can grow really big. I have too many plants, already...I don't need any more. LOL! :>))

13 Aug, 2017

 

Lol you shall have to do what I do Andy thin your plants out I grow mine until they get to big then give them to my son then I can have different plants ?

14 Aug, 2017

 

I'll just enjoy my neighbor's sunflowers. Lol!

15 Aug, 2017

 

Lol ?

15 Aug, 2017



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