Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst' (Red))

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

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst' (Red))
Mature Height 10-12 feet
Mature Width 5-6 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to South America

Looking for a beautiful and vibrant flowering plant that can add a pop of color to your garden? Look no further than the Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red, also known as Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst' (Red).

How to Grow

This stunning plant loves the sun and thrives in warm and humid climates. It is perfect for growing in containers or on trellises in your garden. Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red requires well-draining soil and regular watering during the growing season. Once established, it is drought tolerant and can even handle some neglect.

Care Tips

To keep your Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red looking its best, prune it regularly to promote healthy growth and blooming. Fertilize it every other month with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season. In colder climates, it can be brought indoors during the winter months to protect it from frost and freezing temperatures.


This gorgeous plant is perfect for adding color and interest to your garden or patio. It can be grown on trellises, walls, or in containers. It is also great for attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies.

Planting Tips

When planting Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red, choose a sunny location with well-draining soil. Dig a hole that is slightly larger than the root ball and backfill with soil. Water it thoroughly after planting and keep the soil moist for the first few weeks until it becomes established.


To maintain the health and beauty of your Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red, keep it pruned and fertilized regularly. Remove any dead or damaged branches and blooms to promote new growth and blooming.

Pests and Diseases

Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can be susceptible to fungal infections in humid climates. To prevent this, avoid overwatering and make sure the plant has good air circulation.

In summary, the Bougainvillea Trellis Barbara Karst Red is a stunning and low-maintenance plant that is perfect for adding vibrant color and interest to your garden or patio. With proper care and attention, it can thrive in a variety of growing conditions and provide beauty for years to come.


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