|Common Name||Flowering Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia DAYSTAR™ Series|
|US Patent #||('TNBEGDHC')|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10, 11|
|Growth Habit||Spreading / Trailing|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||24" / 16" / 8"|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter|
|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?||Trailing + dark and patterned leaves + large dark coral, single flowers.|
|Landscape Value||Use as a hanging basket, a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in shade.|
|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 DAYSTAR™ Hot Coral
Lush dark foliage supports large hot coral flowers on continuous display. Makes a splash in hanging baskets.
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