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Begonia SILVER™ ‘Treasure’


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


Wavy silver leaves and soft pink flowers. It has a large, dense, mounding habit. Great in containers and in the garden.

Won a 'Best of the Best' award at the 2019 Trial Gardens at the University of Georgia (UGA).

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 14″ / 25″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
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Common Name Hardy Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
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Landscape Value Hanging baskets, mixed containers.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 14" / 25" / --"
Soil (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
Special Uses
Comments Perennial in zone 7 with mulch and are quite easy in zone 8 without mulch.
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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