Begonia 'Madame Queen'Begonia 'Madame Queen'

Begonia ‘Madame Queen’

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This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Stunning variety with large, glossy, copper-colored leaves, a ruffled and frilled edge, and a red reverse. Prominent light green veins radiate from the center of the leaves. Tall sprays of deep pink flowers. Vigorous grower. Upright rhizomatous type. Wonderful in containers.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 20″ / 28″ / 28″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
species --
Plant Type Annual
Persistence Annual
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Growth Habit Upright
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 20" / 28" / 28"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time --
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Flowering Season Winter
Flower Color --
Leaf Color Green, Red
Soil Average porosity, organic soil.
pH 6.0 - 7.0
Exposure Full Shade
Special Uses Deep South
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings. Prefers humid conditions.
Water (Garden) Average to high. Prefers humid conditions.
How Different? Copper colored leaves with a ruffled and frilled edge.
Landscape Value Houseplant, shade garden or container, mixed container.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Can be sold as a bedding plant in warm areas. Good container plant and mixer.
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.
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