|Common Name||T REX™ Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia T REX™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP26811|
|EU Grant #||EU46034|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10, 11|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||16" / 16" / 16"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Leaf Color||Green, Pink, Purple, Red|
|Soil||Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.|
|pH||6.0 - 6.5|
|Special Uses||Award Winners, Deep South|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|How Different?||Crisp coloration, extreme vigor (big habit), and swirled sinus.|
|Landscape Value||Background, container, houseplant.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Comments||This series won Retailers' Choice Award at the Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Oregon in 2014.|
|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 T REX™ ‘St. Nick’
Large, exotic leaves with a jolly red center surrounded by emerald green and white polka dots. With its dense shrubby habit and lovely pink flowers, you'll love this one in containers inside or out. Excellent in the landscape.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 16″ / 16″ / 16″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
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