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Begonia COCOA™ ‘Enchanted Evening’

Large, single, shrimp pink flowers resemble hibiscus blossoms. These appear in clusters and face slightly outward on a large, upright plant with dark cocoa brown foliage. It is glamorous and elegant with movie star good looks. It grows with an upright habit to 2' tall. It is impressive in mixed shade containers, as a houseplant and is stunning in garden beds. 'Enchanted Evening' is a selection that just keeps blooming, even during the winter indoors.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 14″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Common Name Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
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How Different? It is the first upright, large flowered, dark brown foliage shrub Begonia. It is always in bloom.
Landscape Value Use as a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in east exposure part sun.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 14" / 24"
Soil (Garden) (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist Soil (Garden) with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
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Comments Has survived here in Canby, OR for 4 years in the ground, mulched.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.2 – 2.4
pH 6.0 – 6.5
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
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.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon 8 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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