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Begonia HOLIDAY™ ‘Spirit’

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This plant should be pre-booked by July 1 for spring shipping weeks 1-14 and January 1 for holiday shipping weeks 30-36.

 

This lovely begonia has leaves that look quilted. Each textural leaf is silver white with a dark star pattern in the center. It forms a large, upright mound with many crowns.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 28″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name

HOLIDAY™ Begonia

Family

Begoniaceae

Genus

species

hybrid

Plant Series

Plant Type

US Patent #

EU Grant #

Bloom Time

Flower Color

Foliage Color

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Dormancy

Exposure

Growth Habit

Growth Rate

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How Different?

Nothing exactly like it. Compared to Begonia 'Silver Skies', it has a deeper green color in the leaves and the silver extends to the margins.

Landscape Value

Use as a houseplant, in mixed containers, or in summer borders in shade.

Most Active Growing Season

Persistence

Evergreen

Size (HT/W/FL HT)

18" / 28" / –"

Soil (Garden)

Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.

Water (Garden)

Keep evenly moist.

Special Uses

Comments

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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