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Begonia NAUTILUS™ ‘Moonlit’


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

Showy cut leaves with swirling leaf bases. The leaves are silver on top and red on the bottom are making them glow. Forms a medium size plant with a dense, mounding habit.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 12″ / 17″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
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Common Name NAUTILUS™ Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
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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) 12" / 17" / --"
Soil (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
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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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