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Week 42 – October 19, 2021

Plant Information

Dragon Wing® Red Begonia

  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Basket
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Bloom
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Commercial Landscape 1
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Commercial Landscape 2
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Commercial Landscape 3
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Commercial Landscape 4
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Container
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Garden
  • Dragon Wing® Red Begonia - Landscape
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Begonia x hybrida

Common Name: Begonia, Winged Begonia

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Drought Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)

Height: 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)

Width: 15 - 18" (38 - 46cm)

Exposure: Shade, Sun

General Information: Maintenance-free, season-long performance.
Handles stressful conditions.
Excellent flower show.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 9 weeks

  • Grows lush and vigorous in southern U.S. heat and under cool, stressful conditions of northern Europe and Canada. 
  • Unique and beautiful arching, pendulous habit is spectacular in hanging baskets, large containers and commercial landscape plantings. 
  • Angel-wing leaves and large blooms give Dragon Wing a dramatically different look. 
  • Easy to grow from pelleted seed, it surpasses vegetative varieties for branching, vigour and “flower power.”
  • Features best-in-class “bulletproof” performance, fast fill-in and an easy-care nature.
Georgia Gold Medal Winners

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