Begonia 'Phoe's Cleo'Begonia 'Phoe's Cleo'

Begonia ‘Phoe’s Cleo’

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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.

Vivid chartreuse leaves sport mahogany-red splashes. Tough rhizomatous heritage makes it stronger than any Rex Begonia. Thrives in containers, shade gardens, windowsills.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 24″ / 24″ / 24″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

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Common Name Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
species --
Plant Type Annual
Persistence Tropical
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
Growth Habit Mounding
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 24" / 24" / 24"
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.
Water (Garden) Average. Does not tolerate water logging.
How Different? Distinctive leaf color.
Landscape Value Container, mixed basket, shade accent.
Finish Time to 4" 4 - 6 weeks
Comments Thrives in containers, shade gardens, windowsills. Can be sold as a bedding plant in warm areas.
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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