|Common Name||Hardy Begonia|
|US Patent #||--|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Foliage Color||Green, Silver|
|Hardiness Zone||8, 9, 10, 11|
|Landscape Value||Hanging baskets, mixed containers.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||14" / 25" / --"|
|Soil (Garden)||Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.|
|Water (Garden)||Keep evenly moist.|
|Special Uses||Deep South|
|Comments||Perennial in zone 7 with mulch and are quite easy in zone 8 without mulch.|
Begonia SILVER™ ‘Treasure’
Wavy silver leaves and soft pink flowers. It has a large, dense, mounding habit. Great in containers and in the garden.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
This plant should be pre-booked by July 1 for spring shipping weeks 1-14 and January 1 for holiday shipping weeks 30-36.
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
Bloom Time(s): —
|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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