Week 19 – May 13, 2021

Plant Information

BabyWing® Red Begonia

  • BabyWing® Red Begonia - Bloom
  • BabyWing® Red Begonia - Commercial Landscape 1
  • BabyWing® Red Begonia - Commercial Landscape 2
  • BabyWing® Red Begonia - Landscape
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Begonia x hybrida

Common Name: Begonia

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Upright, Mounded

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

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 12 - 15" (30 - 38cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Maintenance free, season-long performance and handles stressful conditions well.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 7 weeks

  • BabyWing is not daylength sensitive, so it is the first interspecific begonia to market.
  • Upright, mounded, controlled plants stand up to shipping.
  • Easy, season-long performance in landscapes and containers. 
  • Heat tolerant and handles stressful conditions well.

Green leaves can show red picotee edge when young.

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