Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst'

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Growing Zone: 9-11
Growing Zone: 9-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst')
Mature Height 8-10 feet
Mature Width 8-10 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full Sun
Temperature Tolerance 70-95°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Every 1-2 weeks)
Growth Rate 2-3 feet/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors No
Flowering Time Spring to Early Fall
Origin Native to Brazil

Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst is a stunning plant that is sure to add a pop of color to any garden. With its vibrant red blooms and lush green foliage, this plant is a favorite among gardeners and horticulturists alike.

How to Grow

Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst is a hardy plant that thrives in warm, sunny climates. It can be grown in a variety of soil types, but prefers well-draining soil. When planting, make sure to choose a location that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.

Care Tips

To keep your Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst healthy and thriving, it is important to provide it with regular care. This includes watering it deeply once a week, fertilizing it every 4-6 weeks during the growing season, and pruning it regularly to promote healthy growth.


Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It is often used as a decorative plant in gardens and landscapes, but can also be grown in containers and used as a patio or balcony plant.

Planting Tips

When planting Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst, it is important to choose a location that receives plenty of sunlight and has well-draining soil. Make sure to plant it at the same depth it was in its container and water it deeply after planting.

Maintenance of Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst

To keep your Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst looking its best, it is important to prune it regularly to promote healthy growth and remove any dead or damaged branches. It is also important to fertilize it regularly during the growing season and water it deeply once a week.

Pests and Diseases

Bougainvillea Bush Barbara Karst is generally a hardy plant that is resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to root rot if overwatered, and may attract aphids and mealybugs if not properly cared for. Regular maintenance and care can help prevent these issues.


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