• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

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

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances


April 21, 2021
Plant a Landscape that
Makes a Difference

Webinar

May 5, 2021
Tomatoes: Maximize Your Harvest & Minimize Insects & Disease
Webinar

May 12, 2021
Top Plants for Rain Gardens, Water Gardens & Shoreline Gardens
+ Those to Avoid

Webinar

May 13, 2021
Planting Your Rain Garden
Webinar

May 16, 2021
Perennials for Challenging
Growing Conditions

Webinar

June 3, 2021
Creative Container Gardening
Webinar

Register today! Plus, watch Melinda's past webinars ON DEMAND
for a limited time.

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win Plantskydd Animal Repellent package

ENTER NOW