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Directory of Annuals

Begonia
Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum

Begonia 'Dragon Wing'
Begonia 'Dragon Wing'

Quick Profile

Exposure
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
15 - 18 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Pink
Red
 
Bloom Season
May - October
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Medium
 

Features

An older group of begonias with the newer cultivars becoming more popular for their extraordinary garden and container value. Valuable for their garden performance, excellent flowering and outstanding foliage that compliments the flowers.

Culture

Sun to partial shade. Prefers rich organic soils that are moist and well-drained.

Cultivars

  • 'Maribel Pink Shades'
  • 'Dragon Wing' series
  • 'Torch'

Notes

Easy to grow and offering constant bloom for both the garden and container.