Begonia

Begonia

Begonias are one of America's favorite flowers. With lots of variety, Begonias are popular in flowerbeds, for hanging baskets, as container plants, and for indoor houseplants. Begonias are prized equally for their flower as well as their showy leaves. When they are not in bloom, which is infrequent once established, their attractive, waxy green or chocolate colored leaves show themselves off wherever you have placed them. Growing Begonias is easy.Begonias thrive in a range of sunlight from full sun to shade. They like rich, loose and fertile soil which drains well. Water thoroughly, then allow the soil to dry before the next watering.Begonias like attention. Remove dead flowers, leaves, and stems. Trim off long stems to help retain it's compact shape. A little care will pay you back with lusher foliage and more blooms.Add a general purpose fertilizer once a month. For houseplants and container plants, give them a dose of liquid fertilizer once a month instead dry fertilizer.

Specifications

  • Bloom: Late Spring | Early Summer | Summer | Late Summer | Early Fall
  • Growth: 6-12 Inches
  • Exposure: Full Sun | Partial Sun | Partial Shade
  • Water: Average