|Common Name||Flowering Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia COCOA™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP28765 ('TNBEGEM')|
|EU Grant #||EDV(EU42514)|
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10, 11|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||24" / 14" / 24"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Leaf Color||Black, Green|
|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.|
|How Different?||White flowered mutation of COCOA™ 'Enchanted Evening'.|
|Landscape Value||Use as a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in east exposure part sun.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|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 COCOA™ ‘Enchanted Moonlight’
Large, white, Hibiscus-like flowers in clusters contrast beautifully with the dark cocoa brown foliage. An elegant look with an upright habit to 2' tall. Use in mixed containers for shade, as a houseplant, or in your shade borders. Blooms continuously.
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