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Begonia 'Bonfire' /Bonfire Begonia

Begonia 'Bonfire'  / Begonia 'Bonfire'
Hanging basket plant with red flowers in mid-summer
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Hanging basket plant with red flowers in mid-summer


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Scientific Name: Begonia 'Bonfire'
Common Name: Bonfire Begonia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This is a relatively new introduction that has very interesting flowers. Ideal for hanging baskets and other containers so that the foliage can drape over the rims of the containers. Do not overwater begonias because of root rot problems. Provide a well drained soil and preferably morning sunlight. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.