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Sensational Begonias

Begonias are ideal for containers and bloom continuously from summer to fall. Available in several forms: single or double, upright or cascading, rose form or fringed.

Their blooms are large, measuring up to six inches (15 cm) across.

Colours range from strong solid shades, soft glowing pastels or contrasting bicolours with picotee edging.

Find the begonia that’s right for you – choose upright double begonias for terrace and patio containers, window boxes, and garden beds. For hanging baskets and urn planters, cascading pendula varieties.

The best time to shop for tuberous begonias is now through February and March.

Begonia 'Angelique'

Angelique has large, soft and fluffy double blooms of white to blush pink and a light, sweet fragrance. Ideal for uplifting those spaces where shadows fall. Plant 3-5 tubers in a large hanging basket or urn planter for a spectacular cascade of blooms. Grows to 35 cm (14”) in height and spread.

Begonia 'Angelique' Odorata
Begonia 'Angelique' Odorata

Begonia 'Bouton de Rose'

Love roses, but aren’t able to enjoy them because of deer? Begonias are deer resistant too, and check out Bouton de Rose, the petals at each bloom’s center resembles a rosebud. White to light pink petals are picotee edged in true red. Grows to 30 cm (12”) in height and spread. It’s the perfect tuber to pick up on Valentine’s Day for your favorite gardener.

Begonia ‘Bouton de Rose’
Begonia ‘Bouton de Rose’

Begonia 'Bertini Skaugum'

Bertini Skaugum’s orange-red flowers are bell-shaped and they slightly dangle, perfect for containers and hanging baskets. One bulb in a large container creates a fiery glow among lush green foliage and can grow to 45-65 cm (18-26”) in height and spread. Attract hummingbirds with this beautiful variety.

Begonia ‘Bertini Skaugum’
Begonia ‘Bertini Skaugum’

Begonia 'Samba'

Samba features upright and heavily fringed double flowers in pastel shades of coral, pink, apricot and yellow. Plant 3-5 tubers in a large terrace planter for a dazzling mix of colour. Grows to 30 cm (12”) in height and spread.

Begonia 'Samba'
Begonia 'Samba'

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One Response to Sensational Begonias

  1. Judy Traub January 4, 2020 at 1:22 pm #

    How and where can I purchase begonia bulbs?

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