Barbara Karst Bougainvillea
Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst'
|Description||This vigorous, showy vine shines with bright, magenta-red, petal-like bracts. Creates a fine cover for patios or arbors, and is a dramatic groundcover for banks when allowed to ramble unsupported. Drought tolerant when established. Evergreen in frost-free climates; provides superb warm season color in colder winter areas.|
|Watering||Water deeply when soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Summer; longer in frost-free areas.|
|Mature Size||Vigorous stems quickly climb 20 to 30 ft. with support.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); Cordyline (Cordyline); Salvia (Salvia); Evergreen Clematis (Clematis); Upright Juniper (Juniperus)|
|Care||Provide average to lean, fast draining soil. USE CAUTION not to damage roots when planting. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Reduce frequency, once established; water container plants regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry. Provide trellis or arbor support. Fertilize in spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.