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Tubrose Begonia
Begonia tuberhybrida

Tuberose Begonia
Tuberose Begonia

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Shade
 
Mature Height
8 - 14 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Bi-color
Orange
Pink
Red
White
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
May - September
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Small
 

Features

Large showy blooms on plants. Good for the shade garden or in containers.

Culture

Does best in shade in soils that are high in organic matter and moist. Prefer cooler summer temperatures for best flowering.

Cultivars

  • 'Charisma' series
  • 'NonStop' series
  • 'Illumination' series (cascade type)
  • 'Pin Up' series

Notes

When planting plant so the pointed part of the leaf faces you as that is where the majority of flowers will be facing, giving best garden performance.