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Week 16 – April 17, 2024

Plant Information

AmeriHybrid® Ruffled Apricot Tuberous Begonia

  • AmeriHybrid® Ruffled Apricot Tuberous Begonia - Bloom
  • AmeriHybrid® Ruffled Apricot Tuberous Begonia - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberosa

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Water/Rain tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 14 - 20" (36 - 51cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun

General Information: The largest tuberous begonia blooms in the world show off ruffled petal edges and a very consistent double shape.

Grower Information:

Big, bold begonias
AmeriHybrid tuberous begonias provide a wide selection of colours, including unique bicolours, along with some of the world’s largest blooms! This exciting collection can be sold at a premium price point at retail, and it results in faster turnover in the market.

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 11 to 15 weeks

  • At 5 to 9 in./13 to 23 cm each, AmeriHybrid Ruffled begonias boast the largest blooms in the world! That’s the result of over 100 years of patient breeding and hybridising.
  • Each flower has a highly consistent double shape.

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