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Begonia ‘Garden Angel Plum’

Gorgeous, rich, plummy-red violet leaves fill out this plant, top to bottom. This is the largest of the three in the GARDEN ANGEL™ Series and a garden star for sure. Each shrub-like plant has many stems and is husky and self-supporting. It'll reach about 24″ tall and wide the first year you plant it. 'Garden Angel Plum' is outstanding as a solitary plant in the garden or container and a great foil for silver foliaged ferns.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 7-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 30″ / 24″ / 30″
Exposure: Full Shade
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Common Name Hardy Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
species hybrid
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Plant Type
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP25279
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Size (HT/W/FL HT) 30" / 24" / 30"
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Soil Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
pH 6.0 - 6.5
Special Uses
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
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Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
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.
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.
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