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Begonia COCOA™ ‘Enchanted Evening’

Large, single, shrimp pink flowers resemble hibiscus blossoms. These appear in clusters and face slightly outward on a large, upright plant with dark cocoa brown foliage. It is glamorous and elegant with movie star good looks. It grows with an upright habit to 2' tall. It is impressive in mixed shade containers, as a houseplant and is stunning in garden beds. 'Enchanted Evening' is a selection that just keeps blooming, even during the winter indoors.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 14″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Common Name

Begonia

Family

Begoniaceae

Genus

species

hybrid

Plant Series

Plant Type

Persistence

Evergreen

US Patent #

PP25512

EU Grant #

EU42514 ('TNBEGEE')

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Size (HT/W/FL HT)

24" / 14" / 24"

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Soil

Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.

pH

6.0 – 6.5

Exposure

Special Uses

Nutritional Needs

150 – 200 ppm

Dormancy

Water (Greenhouse)

Dry moderately between waterings.

Water (Garden)

Keep evenly moist.

How Different?

It is the first upright, large flowered, dark brown foliage shrub Begonia. It is always in bloom.

Landscape Value

Use as a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in east exposure part sun.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Comments

Has survived here in Canby, OR for 4 years in the ground, mulched.

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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