King Begonia (Begonia 'Chicago Fire') in the Begonias Database

Trade name information:
Series: Great American Cities™
Cultivar name: 'Chicago Fire'
Common names:
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Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Plant Types: Rex Cultorum

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 9-12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Year Round
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
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Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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