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Treasure Flower and Other Eye-Catching Plants

Here are 12 plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Barbara Karst' — Barbara Karst Bougainvillea(2 of 12)

  • Plant in full sun in average soil that is well-drained; heat tolerant. Fertilize regularly with water-based fertilizers.
  • Height: to 20 feet
  • Width: 4-6 feet

    Hardy in USDA zones 9-11:

  • Zones 2-8: Plant in spring after danger of frost has passed; grow as an annual or bring indoors in fall.
  • Zone 9: Plant in fall or early spring; water during dry spells until established; may be damaged or killed in temperatures below 25.
  • Zone 10: Plant in fall or early spring; water during dry spells until established.
  • Zone 11: Plant in fall or early spring; water during dry spells until established.

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