|Common Name||HOLIDAY™ Begonia|
|Plant Series||Begonia HOLIDAY™ Collection|
|US Patent #||PPAF|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||9, 10, 11|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||18" / 28" / --"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flowering Season||Spring, Winter|
|Leaf Color||Black, Silver, White|
|Soil||Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.|
|pH||6.0 - 6.5|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
|Nutritional Needs||150 - 200 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|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.|
|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.|
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): —
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