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Begonia – Apricot Shades – Hanging Basket

$5.95

Ships in the spring

In stock

Description

Cascading over your hanging basket with 4″- 5″ blooms of all shades of Apricot.  Begonias are the go to plant for shady areas in containers or hanging baskets.  Jumbo 2″ tuber.


Growers Notes:

  • Begonias are planted in spring and can be dug up and overwintered in the fall
  • Dig up mid October and store in wood shavings in temps just above freezing
  • Prefers containers and hanging baskets in shady areas
  • Plant in potting soil with high peat moss and perlite content
  • Plant shallow, just 1″ below the soil.  Plant crater side up, round root size down
  • Plant in an area that receives mostly shade, or morning sun/afternoon shade
  • Water – Let the soil dry between waterings.  Deep soak every 2-3 days
  • Fertilize every 2 weeks with a 15-30-15 ratio water soluble fertilizer
  • Use an organic fertilizer like Espoma Bulb Tone at planting and mid season
Overall Color
Apricot
Specified Color
Apricot
Height
18" - 24" cascading
Foliage Color
Dark, Green Foliage
Cutting
Best left on the plant
Sun / Shade
Mostly Shade
Flowering Months
Approx 90 days after planting
Shipped
Jumbo 2" tuber, Tuberhybrida Illumination Begonia
Soil
Potting soil
Planting Depth
1" below soil
Container Friendly
Best Planted in a Container
Deer Resistant
Yes
Water
Water every 2-3 days during the growing season