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Begonia ‘Citra’

This vigorous trailer is always in bloom with vibrant, semi-double flowers. These unusual flowers are lemon-gold, edged in Chinese red. Pine green leaves. Super trailing and exceptionally graceful & showy in a hanging basket.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 32″ / 20″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Additional information

Common Name

Hanging Begonia




Plant Type

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

32" / 20" / –"

Finish Time

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Growth Rate

Most Active Growing Season

Flowering Season

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Flower Color

Leaf Color


Average porosity, organic soil.


Special Uses

Nutritional Needs

150 – 200 ppm

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings

Water (Garden)

Average to high. Prefers humid conditions.

How Different?

Landscape Value

Use in a hanging basket for continuous flower color.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks


Grower Notes

Sanitation of media and growing conditions is critical. Greenhouse production recommended for best environmental controls. Avoid use of overhead irrigation. Do not crowd plants as this can lead to more disease problems and stretched plants. Do not plant too deep.

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