Begonia 'Curly Fireflush'Begonia 'Curly Fireflush'

Begonia ‘Curly Fireflush’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Dramatic spiraled leaves highlight this hybrid rex begonia. Accenting the spiral is a red brown edge and center contrasting nicely with the deep green leaves. The soft fuzzy texture is from the minute red hairs. Keeps its foliage all winter. Pearl white flowers. Likes humidity.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 24″ / 25″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
species --
Plant Type Annual
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 24" / 25"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July, August
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Winter
Flower Color White
Leaf Color Green, Red
Soil Average porosity, organic soil.
pH 6.0 - 6.5
Exposure Full Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings. Prefers humid conditions.
Water (Garden) Average to high. Prefers humid conditions.
How Different? Spiraled leaves with a red brown edge and center.
Landscape Value Use as a houseplant or in mixed containers or in summer borders in east exposure part sun.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Can be sold as a bedding plant in warm areas. Good container plant and mixer. Rests fall to early winter.
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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