|Common Name||Hardy Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia GARDEN ANGEL™ Series|
|US Patent #||PP25215|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Bloom Time||August, September|
|Foliage Color||Pink, Purple, Silver|
|Hardiness Zone||7, 8, 9, 10, 11|
|How Different?||Hardy to zone 7 with palmate Rex-like foliage. Compared to B. evansiana it is more colorful and has palmate rather than sagitate leaves.|
|Landscape Value||Background, container, houseplant. Good landscape plant for border filler.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Summer|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||24" / 18" / 24"|
|Soil (Garden) (Garden)||Fertile, rich, moist Soil (Garden) with good porosity.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
Begonia ‘Garden Angel Blush’
Pewter-silver palmate leaves resemble those of a Japanese maple. Overlay coal black veins and a warm, rich violet blush and you've got unheard of drama on a super easy garden plant. Best classified as a shrub Begonia, it has a mounding, upright habit and flowers in late summer with small, single, pink flowers.
|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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