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Begonia T REX® ‘St. Nick’


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


Large, exotic leaves with a jolly red center surrounded by emerald green and white polka dots. With its dense mounding habit and lovely pink flowers, you'll love this one in containers inside or out. Excellent in the landscape.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 16″ / 16″ / 16″
Exposure: Full Shade
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Common Name

T REX® Begonia






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How Different?

Crisp coloration, extreme vigor (big habit), and swirled sinus.

Landscape Value

Background, container, houseplant.

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Size (HT/W/FL HT)

16" / 16" / 16"

Soil (Garden)

Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.

Water (Garden)

Keep evenly moist.

Special Uses



This series won Retailers' Choice Award at the Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Oregon in 2014.

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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