Begonia (Begonia boliviensis 'Santa Cruz Sunset') in the Begonias Database

Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Plant Types: Tuberous

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 10 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Tuber
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Low light

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Comments:
Posted by sallyg (central Maryland) on Jun 12, 2019 8:24 PM

Bought a blooming one quart plant this spring, it has never stopped blooming yet and looks happy in partial shade. Interesting arching-cascading shape and rich orange-red flowers.

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