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Barbara Karst Red Bougainvillea
Trailing Gazania, Treasure Flower
Barbara Karst Red Bougainvillea

Common name:Barbara Karst Red Bougainvillea
Botanical name:Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst'

The large amount of flamboyant color on this species creates a wonderful accent in a garden. Varieties can be in bush or vine form; colors vary. Once established, they tend to be carefree. All varieties are susceptible to frost damage. The 'Barbara Kost' variety blooms bright red in full sun; more crimson if in shade. It blooms in summer and fall.

Trailing Gazania, Treasure Flower

Common name:Trailing Gazania, Treasure Flower
Botanical name:Gazania rigens leucolaena

Gazania rigens is a clumping or spreading plant grown for colorful daisies over long bloom season. Tolerates seacoast conditions. Grows well in most soil conditions, and needs only occasional water once established (2-3 times per month).

The Right Plant Right Place

Putting the right plants in the right places in the right groupings is both the challenge and art of good landscape design.

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Designer: Jeff Gamboni Landscape Archite

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Attract, or buy beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings to control pest outbreaks in your garden.