|Plant Series||Begonia T-REX™ Series|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Foliage Color||Green, Purple, Silver|
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10, 11|
|How Different?||Great rose purple leaf that turns to pink and silver. Plant has great vigor.|
|Landscape Value||Use in large containers as a stand alone or mixer. Use in landscape or as a houseplant.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||24" / 28" / --"|
|Soil (Garden)||Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
Begonia T-REX™ ‘Dancing Peacock’
Large, mounding habit with medium large, palmate leaves that are wildly colored in rose purple, silver, and olive green. Use in large containers inside or out, or in summer shade borders.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant should be pre-booked by July 1 for spring shipping weeks 1-14 and January 1 for holiday shipping weeks 30-36.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 28″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
|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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