Wax Begonia

Begonia semperflorens (Cultorum Group)

Fibrous-Rooted Begonia, Bedding Begonia, Wax Plant

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These Begonias are fibrous-rooted, evergreen perennials that are often grown as annual plants and used as summer bedding plants. They produce fleshy, rounded foliage coloured green-bronze and single or double flowers coloured red, pink or white, blooming the summer and autumn.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Special features

Attractive flowers

These are compact bedding plants, making them ideal for flowerbeds, borders or even pots and containers on the patio.

Environment

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Begoniaceae

Flower colour

Pink, Red, White

Scent

None
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