Begonia SPECTRE™ SilverBegonia SPECTRE™ Silver

Begonia SPECTRE™ Silver

This unusual Begonia has broad, maple-shaped leaves of glowing mint green and silver-white. It is vigorous and well branched and forms an impressive 10″ basket. The flowers are red-pink and are long lasting, pendant, and showy. Easy to grow.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 16″ / 22″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name

Begonia

Family

Begoniaceae

Genus

species

hybrid

Plant Type

Persistence

Evergreen

US Patent #

PPAF ('TNBEGSS')

EU Grant #

Hardiness Zone

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Growth Habit

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

16" / 22" / –"

Finish Time

Growth Rate

Most Active Growing Season

Flowering Season

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Flower Color

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Leaf Color

,

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?

Compared to HOLIDAY™ 'Snowflake', it is wider, larger plant, with a bigger green pattern in the leaf.

Landscape Value

Hanging baskets, mixed containers.

Finish Time to 4"

4 – 6 weeks

Comments

"Top Pick" at Spring Trials at Eason Horticulural Resourses 2017

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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