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begonia

Begonia

Rarely without flowers, Begonia provide season long color in partial shade garden areas. Morning sun is best.

Ideal for: Bedding, borders, containers.

Colors: Green Leaf Red, Green Leaf Rose,Green Leaf White.

Height: 8″ – 10″

Spread: 6″ – 8″

Spacing: 8″ – 10″

Exposure: Semi shade. Morning sun.

Watering and soil: Average. Well drained soil.

How to grow Begonias.

Begonias are excellent little plants for semi shade areas in your garden. They are easy to grow and require little maintenance. These annuals grow to about 6 to 8 inches tall and like a rich, well drained soil. Ideally, they should be located in an area with morning sun and afternoon shade. The harsh summer sunlight can burn their leaves.

It is best to have a well drained, moist soil – don’t let them dry out. You don’t want them to be over watered either to prevent root rot, but they do need to be watered frequently. Feed with a general fertilizer like 10-10-10 or a slow release fertilizer every couple of months. It is generally not necessary to deadhead them.

 

See: Annuals

Category: Shade Annuals – Shade Plants –  Semi Shade plants – Shady Plants – Part Shade – Begonia near me