Begonia x hybrids

Botanical Name: Begonia x hybrids

Common Name(s): Tuberous begonia

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Description:

Tuberous begonias like humid, cool summer conditions and are dormant in winter. They have decorative foliage with large, camellia-like flowers in shades of red, orange, yellow and white. Plant tubers with the indented side facing upwards and cover with ±30mm of compost-enriched soil. Water and feed regularly. Excellent for hanging baskets, containers and window boxes.

Family: Begoniaceae

Botanical Pronunciation: be – GO – nee – ah

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Deciduous
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Frost Sensitive
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Non Indigenous
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Half Sun
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Moderate Watering

Flowers

Description:
They carry large, camellia-like flowers in shades of red, orange, yellow and white.


Foliage

Description:
They have decorative foliage.


Interesting Info

Tuberous begonias like humid, cool summer conditions and are dormant in winter.


Interesting Planting Ideas

Excellent for hanging baskets, containers and window boxes.

Maintenance

This plant needs to be watered and fed regularly.

Origin

This plant originates in South America.


Planting Instructions

Plant tubers with the indented side facing upwards and cover with ±30mm of compost-enriched soil.

Soil Conditions

These plants prefer compost-enriched soil.


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