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Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Giant Mixed'

2 Options from £7.99

Half-Hardy Tuber
What is Half-Hardy Tuber?
Plant that grows from an underground storage organ. Generally supplied in a
dormant condition with no top growth. Can be grown outdoors
but requires winter protection from frosts and temperatures below 0C.

Huge flamboyant blooms

Bright mix of colours

Flower al summer long

24 begonia tubers - 6 of each colourSave £32.95 £47.94 £14.99 Despatch: by end of January 2020
4 begonia tubers - 1 of each colour £7.99 Despatch: by end of January 2020
Description How to Grow More Info Delivery
Exhibition quality begonias boasting huge flamboyant blooms in an extravagant mix of colours. Our spectacular Begonia Giants Mixed will flower all summer long in sun or shade. Guaranteed to make a show-stopping display in your beds and containers. Tuber size 3/4. Height and spread: 30cm (12").

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Patio

Half-hardy

sun or semi shade, dappled shade

30cm (12in)

30cm (12in)

24 Begonia Tubers - 6 Of Each Colour (T47979P)
4 Begonia Tubers - 1 Of Each Colour (T16845)

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Flowering Months
Feed and water plants frequently throughout the growing season taking care not to over-water, as this will cause new flower buds to drop. Deadhead faded blooms regularly to encourage more vibrant begonia flowers to be produced and to extend the flowering period. At the end of the growing season the leaves and stems will yellow and fall off naturally. Reduce watering to prevent begonia plants from rotting at this stage. When the stems have all dropped away, dig out the tubers. Clean and dry them before storing them away in peat or sand at 7-15°C (45-60°F) until they can be replanted next February.
Tubers are ideal for containers, making a larger plant in the first year than plug plants or growing from seed. From February, start begonia tubers 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. 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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