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Begonia 'Prelude Rose'

Prelude Rose Begonia

Begonia

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A beautiful compact and uniform series with excellent weather tolerance, perfect for containers, garden beds and hanging baskets; mounded plants feature dark green foliage contrasted with masses of bright, vibrant blooms all season long

Description

A beautiful compact and uniform series with excellent weather tolerance, perfect for containers, garden beds and hanging baskets; mounded plants feature dark green foliage contrasted with masses of bright, vibrant blooms all season long

Landscape Attributes

Prelude Rose Begonia is an herbaceous annual with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance plant that will require regular care and upkeep, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Prelude Rose Begonia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Prelude Rose Begonia will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 6 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. Although it's not a true annual, this plant can be expected to behave as an annual in our climate if left outdoors over the winter, usually needing replacement the following year. As such, gardeners should take into consideration that it will perform differently than it would in its native habitat.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

partial shade

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

(annual)

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

8 inches

8 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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