|Common Name||NAUTILUS™ Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia NAUTILUS™ Collection|
|US Patent #||PPAF ('TNBEGNR')|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10, 11|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||13" / 24" / --"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter|
|Leaf Color||Black, Red|
|Soil||Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.|
|pH||6.0 - 6.5|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Landscape Value||Use as a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in shade.|
|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.|
Begonia NAUTILUS™ Ruby
Lovely, medium large, ruby rose leaves with black veins at the spiral leaf base. Forms a medium size plant with a dense, shrubby habit. Use in containers inside or out.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 13″ / 24″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
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