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A Young Kentia Palm (Howea fosteriana) and Bougainvillea

A Young Kentia Palm (Howea fosteriana) and Bougainvillea (Howea fosteriana  - Kentia Palm and Bougainvillea)

The Bougainvillea loves the heat, however, the Kentia palm doesn't like the extreme heat so their fronds can be scorched by this very hot weather especially in full sun. Photo taken in North Park, San Diego, CA. on May 3, 2011.

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Beautiful photo look great together

4 May, 2011


Yes, I love the look of Bougainvillea and Kentia palms together.

4 May, 2011



4 May, 2011


Splendid :o)))

9 May, 2011



Glad you liked it! :>)

9 May, 2011


Super photo......

9 May, 2011


Thanks! :>)

10 May, 2011


Bougainvillea never fail our expectation.Very beautiful.

4 Jun, 2011



Thanks! Yes, Bougainvillea blooms all year here. It's also probably one of the most planted vines/shrubs in San Diego.

4 Jun, 2011


Breathtaking really beautiful :)

6 Jun, 2011



Thanks! This palm groww to be very tall, usually over 50ft/16m.

8 Jun, 2011


This is one of my favourite plants. I have tried to grow them here, but to no avail as it's too cold. You so lucky to be living in such a great climate....

24 Jun, 2011



Kentia palms are one of my favorite palms. I have dozens growing in the front yard...some are in pots and the larger ones are in the ground. My largest one in the ground is about 15ft/4.6m tall.

Kentia palms tolerate cool temps, but not cold...and temps below freezing kill them pretty quickly.

Here's some really nice old, tall Kentia palms I've posted in the past:

24 Jun, 2011


Wow such a pleasure Delonix1 thankyou for sharing with us.

31 Jul, 2011



You're welcome! :>) Thank you for the comment!

1 Aug, 2011

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