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Tuberous Begonia

Botanical Name
Begonia x tuberhybrida
Min Zone
10
Height
10 to 24 inches
Width
18 to 24 inches
Flowers
Summer until frost: orange, red, yellow, pink (up to 6 inches in diameter)
Light
Full to part shade
Soil
Organic, moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 8 to12 inches apart
  • Deadhead to encourage bloom
  • Lift after a light frost, then let cure several days before storing in peat at 45 to 50°
Problems
Powdery mildew, botrytis blight, root and stem rot
Varieties
  • Pin Up - Fleuroselect Winner, 10 inch white flowers with dark pink edge
  • Non-stop - 8 to 12 inches tall with 2-3 inch double flowers, seed started

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