|Common Name||Hardy Begonia|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10, 11|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||14" / 25" / --"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Summer, Fall|
|Leaf Color||Green, Silver|
|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||Hanging baskets, mixed containers.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Comments||Perennial in zone 7 with mulch and are quite easy in zone 8 without mulch.|
|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 SILVER™ Treasure
Wavy silver leaves and soft pink flowers. It has a large, dense, shrubby habit. Great in containers and in the garden.
Won a ‘Best of the Best’ award at the 2019 Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia (UGA).
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 25″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
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