Bougainvillea glabra is common in countries around the Mediterranean.
This very powerful bloomer will provide you with a beautiful purple / lilac-colored flowers throughout the summer. Available in bush shape and on stem in various sizes.
During the summer bloom keep the pot bulb a little bit moist. Every two weeks a little fertilize, after September no more fertilizer.
From the autumn it can occasionally freeze light, this can not hurt until -1 á -2 degrees, but if the temperatures during the day no longer above 4 to 5 degrees than the Bougainvillea inside (cool) way.
In winter, when the temperature is above the freezing point in the winter, give little to no water.
From March when the growth starts again, give a little bit of water and light fertilizer.
Only when the buds have been installed may more water be given (but sparingly).
Pruning is possible in the autumn, this way he makes new shoots and buds for the following year.
Winter hardiness zone 10a (-2ºC).