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Begonia – Pink – Hanging basket

$5.95

Ships in the spring

In stock

Description

Cascades 18-24″ over your hanging basket or container.  Begonias are the perfect, colorful shade plant.  Tubers can be saved year over year, by digging up before the fall weather hits, around mid October.  Store in wood shavings in an above freezing garage for winter.


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
Specified Color
Pink
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