Begonia semperflorens /Wax Begonia, Begonia

Begonia semperflorens  / Begonia semperflorens
Mass bedding plant in mid-summer
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Mass bedding plant in mid-summer

Outstanding color in a west coast public garden

Used as warm season bedding plants

A beautiful display of begonias at Butchart Gardens in Vancouver, Britich Columbia

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Scientific Name: Begonia semperflorens
Common Name: Wax Begonia, Begonia
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Various
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Grown as annual bedding plant. Grows in full sun, but can't stand drought. Various colored foliage and flowers offer contrast in the annual garden. A popular choice for mass plantings in public places. Cannot tolerate wet soils, consequently best performance is in elevated beds to insure adequate drainage.