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Week 42 – October 22, 2021

Plant Information

Whopper® Rose With Green Leaf Improved Begonia

  • Whopper® Rose With Green Leaf Improved Begonia - Bloom
  • Whopper® Rose With Green Leaf Improved Begonia - Container
  • Whopper® Rose With Green Leaf Improved Begonia - Landscape
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

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

Water: Medium

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.

Grower Information:

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.

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