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Begonia x hiemalis/Reiger Begonia

Begonia x hiemalis / Begonia x hiemalis
Bright showy double flowers
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Bright showy double flowers

A pink flowering cultivar

Peach colored flowers

A bouquet of flowers

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Scientific Name: Begonia x hiemalis
Common Name: Reiger Begonia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Winter
Flower color: Orange, Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is an excellent begonia to grow in containers during the late winter and early spring before temperatures rise above 80 degrees F. Excellent for hanging baskets and wall plantings. Provide morning sunlight and a fertile, moist potting soil for best performance. This begonia cannot tolerate freezing temperatures so in colder parts of the country grow it as an annual. This begonia produces an abundance of bright colored flowers in varying shades of pink and salmon-pink colors.