Begonia REVELATION® 'Lustre'Begonia REVELATION® 'Lustre'

Begonia REVELATION® ‘Lustre’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Layers of silver and pewter coat each leaf. Forms a medium sized hanging basket. Cold tolerant and vigorous. Small, salmon pink flowers in summer. Grows to 6″ high and trails 24″ in hanging containers.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 30″ / 24″ / –“
Exposure: Part Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time(s):

Common Name Trailing Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
species --
Plant Series Begonia REVELATION® Series
Plant Type Annual
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time --
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Red
Dormancy --
Exposure Part Shade, Full Shade
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
How Different? --
Landscape Value Hanging baskets, mixed containers.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 30" / 24" / --"
Soil (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments --
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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