|Common Name||Flowering Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia DAYSTAR™ Series|
|US Patent #||('TNBEGDY') PP28713|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|Growth Habit||Spreading / Trailing|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10, 11|
|How Different?||Trailing + dark and patterned leaves + large 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||Spring|
|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|
Begonia DAYSTAR™ ‘Yellow’
This lushly beautiful, cascading begonia has large 3″ yellow flowers on display all season. The flowers are well set off with the dark and patterned foliage. Excellent for hanging baskets.
*** 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): 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
|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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