Non Stop Mix Begonia
The exceptionally large flowers and continuous bloom make the non-stop series a vibrant choice for dramatic containers and plantings. The 10" tall wing-shaped deep green foliage, some edged in red, carries an abundance of remarkable, 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 inch double blooms. Apple blossom, golden orange, and rose petticoat are but a few of the dozen distinct colors.
15 pelleted seeds
Germination: 15-30 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-80ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface and press into soil, seeds need light to germinate
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 12-16 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-80ºF soil temperatures until germination. Transplant after the last frost, 12-15” apart
Sowing Outdoors: Direct sowing is not recommended
Growth Habit: Upright
Height and Width: 10" x 15-18"
Spacing: 12-15" apart
Light Needs: Part sun to part shade
Soil Needs: Fertile, well-drained
Approximate days to flower from seed: 110-120 days
Uses: Shade gardens, flower beds, containers, hanging baskets, window boxes
Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3-4 weeks or use a time-release fertilizer at planting time. Deadhead to encourage more flower production. Cut back plants at the end of the season and bring inside for a houseplant.