|Common Name||HOLIDAY™ Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia HOLIDAY™ Collection|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Foliage Color||Green, Pink, Silver|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10, 11|
|Landscape Value||Use as a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in shade.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||17" / 22" / 19"|
|Soil (Garden) (Garden)||Fertile, rich, moist Soil (Garden) with good porosity.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
Begonia HOLIDAY™ ‘Jolly Holly’
Bright, shiny, holly-like leaves embossed with silver. The small red flowers add extra cheer. The male flowers formed in winter never open and resemble holly berries.
USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 17″ / 22″ / 19″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): —
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||1.2 – 2.4|
|pH||6.0 – 6.5|
|Fertility Needs||150 – 200 ppm|
|Notes||Good for a 4-6″ program. 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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