|Plant Series||Begonia SHADE ANGEL™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP25855|
|EU Grant #||EU43388 ('Aura')|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10, 11|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||18" / 18" / 12"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||June, July, August, September, October|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Flowering Season||Summer, Fall|
|Leaf Color||Green, Purple|
|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.|
|How Different?||Very unique coloration. Also unusual as it is a non-cane forming Angel Wing Begonia.|
|Landscape Value||Use in mixed containers and/or as a houseplant.|
|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 SHADE ANGEL™ ‘Aurora’
Unlike any previous Begonia breeding. As easy as an old fashioned Angel Wing, but with the TERRA NOVA® twist. Indoors or out, this is a standout! Absolutely iridescent foliage in aquamarine, lavender, raspberry pink and cream overlaid with mother-of-pearl. Wow!
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