Scientific Name: Begonia x benariensis
Common Name: Begonia, Fibrous-Rooted Landscape Begonia
Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)
Blooming Season: Late Summer, Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn
Plant Habit: Mounded
Characteristics: Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Height: 30 - 34" (76 - 86cm)
Width: 22" (56cm)
Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun
General Information: Whopper begonias offer super-sized performance, which means maximum enjoyment for customers. Whopper is a big, vigorous plant that will fill out beds and large containers equally well. Truly a 50 MPH drive-by color to brighten up any landscape.
The LANDSCAPE Begonia! Landscapers and their clients love the super-sized shows that Whopper puts on in mass plantings and large containers, thanks to the big, vigorous plants; exceptional bloom size and excellent heat tolerance.
Available as Ball Premier Line® seed. A Ball Ingenuity product, available exclusively through Ball Seed. Whopper produces extra-large flowers up to 3 in. (7 cm) across, and keeps blooming from Spring through the end of Fall – a must for creating 55 MPH drive-by color. Recommended for growing in 4-in. (10-cm) pots to sell as a green plant to landscapers, or in gallon containers in bloom.