Love this plant looks great in my containers.
Solenia® Chocolate Orange Rieger Begonia Begonia x hiemalis
Prolific, vibrant blossoms are produced on well-branched, mildew resistant plants all season due to daylength neutrality. As their consistently superior performance has been well-documented, Solenia is a great plant for your garden. The double flower have attractive ruffling to the petals and deadheading isn't necessary for continued bloom. They are sun and shade tolerant.Continuous Bloom or RebloomerDeadheading Not Necessary
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:8 - 12 InchesSpacing:8 - 12 InchesSpread:8 - 12 InchesFlower Colors:OrangeFlower Shade:OrangeFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to Sun
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).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Planting To FrostHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Try mixing these sun tolerant begonias with other medium vigor plants in hanging baskets, upright containers and in well-drained landscape soil.Maintenance Notes:
These begonias prefer moist but not wet, well-draining soil. These are not hardy, but the corms can be dug up, stored for the winter and replanted the next spring. Plants will perform best with limited overhead watering, early enough in the day to dry completely before nightfall. Unnecessarily wet foliage at night can promote disease issues. Otherwise, the plants are largely carefree. A controlled or slow-release plant food at planting will help them have peak performance.
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Deanna Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, 4 years ago
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