Bougainvillea flower has a nice fragrance which is similar to that of the Honeysuckle plant. It is a thorny woody high climbing vine.
The symbolic meaning of bougainvillea stands for a sign of welcoming visitors and beauty.
Bougainvillea grows in the warmth and loves full sun. It needs at least 6 hours of full sun a day to flower profusely and look its best. They bloom year round in warm climates. The tiny white centers are actually the flowers and the bracts colored leaves are what gives us those big shows of colors, bougainvillea put out a big explosion of color drop, their bracts and then flower again. The colors you can find bougainvillea are, white to yellow to orange to red to reddish purple. The warmer the spot the more bloom and color the bougainvillea will get.