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Begonia ‘Citra’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

This vigorous trailer is always in bloom with vibrant, semi-double flowers. These unusual flowers are lemon-gold, edged in Chinese red. Pine green leaves. Super trailing and exceptionally graceful & showy in a hanging basket.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 32″ / 20″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

SKU: BEGCIT Categories: ,
Common Name Hanging Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
species hybrid
Plant Type Annual
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PPAF
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 32" / 20" / --"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Flowering Season Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Flower Color Orange
Leaf Color Green
Soil Average porosity, organic soil.
pH 6.0 - 6.5
Exposure Full Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average to high. Prefers humid conditions.
How Different? Unique
Landscape Value Use in a hanging basket for continuous flower color.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments --
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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