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Begonia DAYSTAR™ ‘Primrose’


This plant should be pre-booked by July 1 for spring shipping weeks 1-14 and January 1 for holiday shipping weeks 30-36.


Large light yellow flowers dance around the sumptuous burgundy-black foliage to provide a continuous display of color in the garden. 2021 Classic City Award Winner from the Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia.

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
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How Different? Trailing + dark and patterned leaves + large light yellow, single flowers.
Landscape Value Use as a hanging basket, a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in shade.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 16" / 8"
Soil (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
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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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