Bougainvillea and petrea planted together make a great team and create a dramatic impact with their colourful display. They are ideal shrub mates as they come into flower at exactly the same time.
Here is a lovely corner in my garden where bougainvillea and petrea are blooming together.
Both these shrubs like a position in full sun so they are perfect planting mates. But best of all, they come into flower at exactly the same time in spring. And they certainly give a glorious display with their mountains of red and purple flowers side by side.
Many gardeners are hesitant about planting these prolific shrubs as they think they are too overbearing for smaller gardens. But it’s a pity to lose out on Read more