Week 25 – June 24, 2021

Plant Information

Sun Dancer™ Salmon Tuberous Begonia

  • Sun Dancer™ Salmon Tuberous Begonia - Bloom
  • Sun Dancer™ Salmon Tuberous Begonia - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberosa

Blooming Season: Autumn, Late Spring, Summer, Spring

Plant Habit: Mounded, Trailing

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun

General Information: These free-flowering, big-bloomed begonias are perfect for hanging baskets.

Grower Information:

Big, bold begonias
Tuberous begonia series 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: 9 to 13 weeks

  • Double-flowered plants produce more blooms that are larger than other varieties, with a bloom size of 2 to 5 in./5 to 13 cm.
  • Because of its excellent branching habit, Sun Dancer fills a hanging basket quickly and cascades up to 16 in./41 cm.

More vigorous, with longer flower stems compared to the rest of the series.

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