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Begonia 'Illumination Mixed'

Half-hardy Perennial

What is Half-Hardy Perennial?

Stunning double blooms

Flowers for 5 long months through summer

So versatile, perfect in baskets, containers or window boxes

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Great option for easy maintenance and long flowering summer window boxes, planters, patio pots and hanging baskets. With a mix of colours, including red, pink, apricot and white, the begonias will flower well into autumn, and are tolerant of all types of weather and light conditions. They have a cascading habit, making them a good choice for hanging baskets. Height and spread: 60cm (24").

Pre-planted Pots & Baskets - Look no further than our pre-planted baskets and baskets for easy summer-long colour. We're always on the look out for ways to make life simpler for our gardening customers, so what could be easier than a hanging basket or pot which are already planted up? We've taken the hard work out of creating wonderfully colourful displays - just order our pre-planted baskets and pots of your favourite varieties and position them where you'll most enjoy their summer colour. Then all you need to do is water them and wait!

Each jumbo plug plant contains 3 plants which grow together to create a fantastic mixed display in your hanging baskets!

Standard Hanging basket diameter: 27cm (11in). Basket capacity: 7.6 litres.
Premium Hanging basket diameter: 36cm (14in). Basket capacity: 9 litres.

Height Up to 60cm (24in)
Spread Up to 60cm (24in)

Half-hardy Perennial

patio

sun or semi shadedappled shade

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Flowering Months


20 Postiplugs (KB5568)
10 Postiplugs (KB5563)
5 Postiplugs (KB5566)
1 x 10in (25cm) begonia pre-planted basket (KA8692)
12 begonia plug plants (KC8571)
1 x 14in (35cm) begonia pre-planted basket (KB3404)
72 begonia plug plants (KB7643)
36 begonia plug plants (KB7642)
15 begonia garden ready plants (KB8864)
30 begonia garden ready plants (KC6170)

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 faded begonia flowers regularly to extend the flowering period and encourage more blooms to be produced.
When all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise containers of begonia plants to outdoor conditions over a 7 to 10 day period. Choose a sunny or semi shaded site for their final position. Feed and water begonia plants frequently to ensure a fabulous display all summer long.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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