Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Zones 12-17, 19, 21-29, H1, H2
Full Sun
Regular Water

Bougainvillea ‘San Diego Red’

Evergreen, Vines

This is one of the best on all counts, with large, deep green leaves that hold on well in cold winters; deep red bracts that appear over a long season; and hardiness equal to old-fashioned purple bougainvilleas. Vigorous and high climbing, it can be trained to tree form by staking and pruning.

You Might Also Like...

Bougainvillea ‘Don Mario’

Large, vigorous vine with huge clusters of deep purple-red bracts.

Bougainvillea ‘Torch Glow’

The plant grows erect to form a multistemmed plant to 6 ft. tall that needs no support. Reddish pink b...

Bougainvillea ‘Singapore Pink’ (‘Silhouette’)

Thornless plant with bright pink bracts. Shrubby and compact, it can easily be kept to 3–4 ft. h...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More