Growing Zones: 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors(hardy down to 30℉) 4-11 patio / 9-11 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 10-20 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 6-10 ft.
- Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Botanical Name:
- BOUGAINVILLEA x buttiana 'Thai Delight'
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Immaculate, Colorful Bougainvillea Blooms in a Manageable Size
The Bougainvillea is an unforgettable plant. Its giant, brightly-colored blooms that climb and cascade make the Bougainvillea an extraordinary addition to any landscape. And the Thai Delight Bougainvillea is extra special because of its vast array of pastel hues, whereas most Bougainvilleas are solid.
Rosy pinks, creamy whites, and soft lavender cover the bracts of this vine like a living Monet. And even more benefits make this plant extra special:
Color year-round: This evergreen perennial shows off brilliant color all throughout the year in warmer climates.
Great for container-growing: It's easily grown in a hanging basket or stalked in a container - you can also bring it inside during cold weather.
Semi-dwarf for a manageable size: Bougainvilleas are huge, but the Thai Delight only grows to about half the average size, making it much more practical.
The Thai Delight Bougainvillea loves the heat, but if you don’t live in a subtropical climate, simply container plant and bring it inside when the temperature drops to 40 degrees. And if you have a sunny room, your Bougainvillea might still retain its gorgeous colors, even in the winter.
You’ll fall in love the Thai Delight, and you’ll want to plant it everywhere. The good news? You can. Bougainvilleas climb walls, trellises and pergolas effortlessly. They can also planted on top of a tall wall or planter to cascade down beautifully. Plus, this plant's soft pastel colors look stunning contrasted against hard, dark brick and stone.
And you’ll be delighted as butterflies and hummingbirds gravitate towards the Thai Delight's irresistible colors. Elegant and captivating, this sought-after Bougainvillea is a prime pick. Order yours today!
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Planting & Care
Plant your Thai Delight Bougainvillea in full sun in a spot where it can either climb or cascade. Plant in a hole twice as wide, but just as deep as the root ball. Water thoroughly after planting to settle the roots.
Patio/Container Planting Instructions: Plant in a hanging basket or a large container where the vine can be stalked. Plant in high quality potting soil with organic matter. Bring indoors into a sunny spot when the temperature drops below 40.
Watering: Water deeply after planting. Allow the soil to dry before watering deeply again. Rain water is typically sufficient for the Bougainvillea, especially in humid climates.
Fertilizing: Add a slow-release fertilizer at the beginning of the growing season, or add a water soluble fertilizer every 2 weeks.
Pest Control: If you see any pests, use a stream of water to remove them.
Pruning: Wear impenetrable pruning gloves when pruning. Trim as desired for growth control.
Cold Weather Care: Do not allow the plant to be exposed to temperatures below 40. Bring inside and place in a sunny window. If you have a warm solarium, the plant may retain its leaves and some colors. If it loses its leaves and appears to “die” indoors in the winter, don’t worry, your plant will produce leaves and color again outside in the spring. Maintain your watering schedule.
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Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$149 & above||Free Shipping!|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 or 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
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We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of April 29th|
|Zones 5||Week of April 14th|
|Zones 6||Week of March 31st|
|Zones 7-11||Ships Now!|