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Begonia 'Fragrant Fountains'

Half-hardy Tuber

Large double flowers in warm shades of apricot, yellow, orange and pink are produced on elegant trailing stems, making Begonia 'Fragrant Fountains' perfect for hanging baskets, window boxes and patio containers. The showy blooms produce a beautiful soft fragrance and will fill your patio with scent and glorious cascading colour. Trails to: 60cm (24").

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Culinary information: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Click here for more details about edible flowers.

Ideal For:
patio
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September, October
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 5 begonia tubers

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    • 20 begonia tubers

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Tubers are ideal for planting in containers and baskets. Plant Begonia tubers in small pots or trays of moist compost from February to March and grow on in a warm, frost free position. When Begonia plants are well grown transplant them into their final containers.
When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise scented Begonias to outdoor conditions over a 7 to 10 day period. Choose a sheltered position and protect their delicate stems from strong winds. Feed and water plants frequently. Deadhead faded flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. When stems blacken with first autumn frost, remove tubers from their containers. Wash and dry the tubers then store over winter in peat or sand, in a cool but frost free position. Replant tubers in Feb/ March.
We will do our best to ship your plants or bulbs to you at the ideal time for planting as stated against each product. We recommend that you prepare your soil, planting beds or patio containers ahead of time so you are ready to plant out, or pot on, just as soon as your order arrives. You will find the name of the variety printed on the top line of the address label on your package. Please ensure that you open the packaging immediately and carefully read through the instruction leaflet provided. For greatest success, please pot on or plant out as soon as possible, following the cultural instructions enclosed with your order.
Reviews
  1. no fragrance whatsoever

    By Lidia Mackow-McGuire 18-07-2016

    I bought 20 tubers and so far the flowers do not resemble those in the photo - they do not have double flowers - and they do not have any fragrance at all. Very disappointing as these were bought for hanging baskets around a large veranda and they look poor and don't carry any fragrance. 2 of the tubers did not germinate at all.

    Our Reply

    " Thank you for your review. I am sorry to learn of your disappointment with your purchase. At your earliest convenience please contact our Customer Care Department at care@vmplants.com, one of our agents will be more than happy to look in to this further for you. "

    Anne - Van Meuwen
    Customer Care Team
    18-07-2016

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