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Barbara Karst Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst'

SKU
01270
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.
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Water deeply when soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationboo-gan-VIL-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityVigorous stems quickly climb 20 to 30 ft. with support.
Bloom TimeSummer; longer in frost-free areas.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitClimbing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBarrier, Espalier, Privacy Screen, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater deeply when soil is dry.
Companion PlantsLantana (Lantana); Cordyline (Cordyline); Salvia (Salvia); Evergreen Clematis (Clematis); Upright Juniper (Juniperus)

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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