I grew this on my porch that faces west and gets a little sun, the blooms are gorgeous. I fertilized with a few grains of ammonia sulfate for kicks and it sent out alot more growth and blooms.
Illumination® Golden Picotee Tuberous Begonia Begonia x tuberhybrida
- Part Shade to Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Large, cascading, apricot double flowers all summerHeat TolerantDeadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:4 - 8 InchesTrails Up To:24 InchesSpacing:24 - 30 InchesSpread:24 - 30 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:Salmon/CoralFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:TrailingContainer Role:Spiller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Shade to ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To FrostHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses Notes:
Best used in containers.Maintenance Notes:
Tuberous begonias can be quite susceptible to a disease called powdery mildew. To better understand how to prevent, diagnose, and treat the disease read the information below.
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Allison Dastrup, 11 years ago