The Tree Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea arborea), is a true species of Bougainvillea. It grows in tree form usually with multiple trunks and can attain a height of 20 feet or more. Unlike its hybrid cousins, which have many different colors and grow in shrub to vining form, the tree Bougainvillea has one color, light purple or lavender best describes it. However, just like its hybrid cousins, the tree Bougainvillea is an excellent nectar source for butterflies, as well as hummingbirds.
Richard Lyons Nursery currently has this plant in stock.