Begonia DAYSTAR™ 'Hot Coral'Begonia DAYSTAR™ 'Hot Coral'

Begonia DAYSTAR™ ‘Hot Coral’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Lush dark foliage supports large hot coral flowers on continuous display. Perfect cascades in hanging baskets. A work of art… says the University of Georgia's Trials team.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 16″ / 8″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Common Name Flowering Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
species --
Plant Series Begonia DAYSTAR™ Series
Plant Type Annual
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy --
Exposure Full Shade
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 16" / 8"
Soil (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments --
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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