Begonia T REX™ 'First Blush'Begonia T REX™ 'First Blush'

Begonia T REX™ ‘First Blush’

Silvery lavender leaves are lightly kissed with raspberry, which gets more pronounced as the season passes. The entire T REX™ Series is marvelous for the garden or house, and are very cold tolerant (not freezing!). Great habit and very vigorous.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 16″ / 16″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

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Common Name Rex Hybrid Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
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species hybrid
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US Patent # PP25974
EU Grant # EU43390 ('TNFB1')
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How Different? Rex leaf color characteristics that are retained even during cool temperatures!
Landscape Value It is a wonderful addition to the shade border in the warm season or to a mixed container.
Most Active Growing Season
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 16" / 16" / 12"
Soil (Garden) (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist Soil (Garden) with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
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Comments This series won Retailers' Choice Award at the Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Oregon in 2014. Has survived here in Canby, Oregon for 5 years in the ground, mulched.
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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