Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fushia" (Bougainvillea 'Helen Johnson' (Fuchsia))

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Growing Zone: 9-11
Growing Zone: 9-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fushia" (Bougainvillea 'Helen Johnson' (Fuchsia))
Mature Height 6-8 feet
Mature Width 2-4 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full Sun
Temperature Tolerance 60-80°F
Watering Needs Moderate (once a week)
Growth Rate 6 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors No
Flowering Time Spring to summer
Origin Hybrid

How to Grow

This plant thrives in full sun and moderate to high humidity, making it an ideal choice for warm, tropical climates. Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fuchsia" requires well-draining soil and should be planted in an area with good air circulation to prevent disease.

Care Tips

To keep your Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fuchsia" healthy and vibrant, be sure to water it regularly, particularly during the hot summer months. Fertilize the plant regularly with a balanced fertilizer to promote healthy growth and vibrant blooms.


Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fuchsia" is a popular choice for trellises, pergolas, and other garden structures. It can also be trained to grow up walls or used as a groundcover in sunny areas.

Planting Tips

When planting Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fuchsia," be sure to choose a location that receives full sun and has well-draining soil. Plant the vine in a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball and water it thoroughly after planting.


Regular pruning is essential to keep Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fuchsia" looking its best. Prune the plant in the early spring to shape it and remove any dead or damaged growth. Be sure to wear gloves when pruning, as the plant's thorns can be sharp.

Pests and Diseases

Bougainvillea Trellis Helen Johnson "Fuchsia" is relatively pest and disease resistant, but it can be susceptible to aphids, mealybugs, and spider mites. Regularly inspect the plant for signs of infestation and treat promptly with an insecticidal soap if necessary.


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