|Common Name||HOLIDAY™ Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia HOLIDAY™ Collection|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Foliage Color||Black, Silver, White|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10, 11|
|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||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||18" / 28" / --"|
|Soil (Garden) (Garden)||Fertile, rich, moist Soil (Garden) with good porosity.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
Begonia HOLIDAY™ ‘Spirit’
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): —
|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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