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Begonia 'Apricot Shades'

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Masses of frilly apricot, yellow and orange flowers

Makes an excellent addition to hanging baskets, patio containers and window boxes

Perfect for creating an impressive display that will light up even a shady corner

20 begonia tubersSave £4.97 £19.96 £14.99 Despatch: within 3 Days
10 begonia tubersSave £0.99 £9.98 £8.99 Despatch: within 3 Days
5 begonia tubers £4.99 Despatch: within 3 Days
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These stunning Begonias produce masses of frilly apricot, yellow and orange flowers which cascade gently on trailing stems from June to October. With superb weather resistance, Begonia 'Apricot Shades' makes an excellent addition to hanging baskets, patio containers and window boxes, where it will light up even the shadiest areas all summer long. You can really fill up your garden with these great-value larger packs. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

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20 Begonia Tubers (KA9275)
10 Begonia Tubers (12541)
5 Begonia Tubers (12542)

Feed and water begonia plants frequently throughout the growing season taking care not to over-water, as this will cause new begonia flower buds to drop. Deadhead the single female begonia flowers to encourage more of the large double male flowers to be produced and to extend the flowering period.
Tubers are ideal for containers and baskets, making a larger plant in the first year than plug plants or growing from seed. From February, start tuberous begonias off in well-drained, moist compost in a warm, frost-free position in bright light. When planting begonia tubers, position them just below the compost surface with the indented side facing upwards. In hanging baskets the tubers can be planted at a 45 degree angle with their roots toward the centre, to encourage plants to cascade over the sides of the basket. When begonia plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days, before planting them in their final positions. Choose a sunny or semi shaded position that is protected from strong winds.

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