Scientific Name: Begonia interspecific
Common Name: Interspecific Begonia
Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright
Characteristics: Drought Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)
Height: 20 - 28" (51 - 71cm)
Width: 16 - 24" (41 - 61cm)
Exposure: Shade, Sun
General Information: Easy to grow – powers through humidity and heat and tolerates drier periods between waterings. Outstanding performer flowers continuously from late Spring into Fall. Use in big tubs, borders and landscapes.
MEGAsize + MEGAcolour = MEGAsales!
This fresh, high-energy begonia option has quickly proven itself in the marketplace with great timing benefits and ultimate garden power. These bigger-than-life hybrids offer amazing colour for gardeners.
Look to PanAmerican Seed for your complete interspecific program, starting with fastest-to-market Hula and BabyWing for day-neutral growing…Megawatt for big Spring sales…and main-season Dragon Wing to perform all Summer long in gardens and professional landscaping.
Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 9 weeks
- Striking, non-stop flowers keep plants covered in huge colour from Spring through Autumn…even in heat and drought.
- Sturdy flower stems hold flowers above the foliage for superior show versus others.
- Shows well at retail and perfect for landscapes, baskets, big tubs and borders.
Offers better variety purity, eliminating green-leaf off-types, with deeper bronze foliage colour and improved plant habit with shorter internodes and great basal branching. Earlier to flower, how much earlier depends on daylength conditions.