|Common Name||HOLIDAY™ Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia HOLIDAY™ Collection|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Foliage Color||Green, Silver|
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10, 11|
|How Different?||Compared to SPECTRE™ 'Silver', it has a smaller, narrower habit with a green center spot on the leaf rather than a larger pattern.|
|Landscape Value||Use in containers inside and out. Background, container, houseplant.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||17" / 15" / --"|
|Soil (Garden)||Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
Begonia HOLIDAY™ ‘Snowflake’
A medium, mounding plant with lush, snowflake-shaped foliage. Leaves are a shiny sterling silver with a mint green center. Showy pink to salmon flowers in abundance. Beautiful in a combo with red and white Poinsettias.
*** 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): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 17″ / 15″ / –“
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||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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