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When do Bougainvillea Bloom in Santorini, Greece?

When do Bougainvillea Bloom in Santorini, Greece?

Nov 11th, 2013, 07:28 AM
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When do Bougainvillea Bloom in Santorini, Greece?

I have seen countless photos of the beautiful bougainvillea flowers blooming in Santorini. Can anyone tell me during which months these flowers are in peak bloom?
Do they at all bloom in April or May? I am thinking it will more likely be that they bloom later in the year August/September.
Also any thoughts on what Santorini is like to visit April/May anyways?
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Nov 11th, 2013, 07:41 AM
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Bouganvillas bloom constantly unless there is a cold snap, not one blooming period. I would assume they would be in full bloom in the spring. They were in September when we visited.
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Nov 11th, 2013, 07:47 AM
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We have always visited in May and June and they are in Bloom. It is my impression that they probably in the early stages but they are definitely blooming.
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Nov 11th, 2013, 08:49 AM
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HappyTrvlr has it right. They bloom as long as the weather is warm enough. So when you visit isn't an issue other than in winter.

They are found throughout Greece by the way, not just on Santorini.

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Nov 11th, 2013, 09:07 AM
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They are in bloom when I go to the islands in May, and still in bloom when I return in September. How much before and after that I couldn't say.
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Nov 12th, 2013, 07:28 AM
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My Bougainvilleas are blooming from April till sometimes even November. ( especially this warm November).
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Nov 18th, 2013, 07:54 PM
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Thank you all kindly
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