Week 22 – May 25, 2020

Plant Information

Bon Bon™ Cream Begonia

Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Begonia boliviensis

Common Name: Begonia

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Autumn

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun

General Information: Tons of unique double blooms with excellent branching make Bon Bon stunning in a hanging basket or container.

Grower Information:

Available as certified, disease-free unrooted cuttings and as rooted liners.
A Ball Ingenuity product, available exclusively through Ball Seed.
Bred by Fred Yates.

  • Very showy basket begonia is freeflowering all Summer. 
  • NEW Cherry has more flowers on a more rounded/mounded plant than Sherbet, with similar timing.
  • Can be grown right alongside Million Kisses in basket and container programs.

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