|Common Name||Flowering Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia COCOA™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP28765|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|Foliage Color||Black, Green|
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10, 11|
|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.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||24" / 14" / 24"|
|Soil (Garden) (Garden)||Fertile, rich, moist Soil (Garden) with good porosity.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
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.
|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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