40 DIY Homemade Structures to Plant Vines: Trellis, Arbor, Pergola

Backyard Planning, Phase I: Bougainvilleas

Bougainvillea......A few things that attracts me about this plant is that it's extremely hardy, virtually pest-free, and it's got gorgeous, dazzling color. These plants do well in Southern California and require full sun, and reportedly do best under stress (ie, slightly on the dry side).

Grow Bougainvillea

How to Grow Bougainvillea. Bougainvillea is a tropical, shrub-like vine that bursts forth with colorful flowers for 11 months of the year if it's planted in the right climate. To grow bougainvillea, plant it in full sun, slightly acidic.

I have recently been inspired by industrial wall trellises used to decorate businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area.

How to Grow Bougainvillea on a Trellis

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