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Desert Plants

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Barbara Karst Bougainvillea (2 of 11)

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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