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Begonia rex 'Bettina Rothschild'

Bettina Rothschild Begonia

Begonia

Comments

An outstanding begonia with lovely deep green and crimson leaves for a visual impact in the garden; white blooms with hints of shell pink are produced throughout the season; grows well in humid conditions

Description

An outstanding begonia with lovely deep green and crimson leaves for a visual impact in the garden; white blooms with hints of shell pink are produced throughout the season; grows well in humid conditions

Landscape Attributes

Bettina Rothschild Begonia is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting birds, bees and butterflies to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Bettina Rothschild Begonia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Bettina Rothschild Begonia will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 24 inches apart. It has a low canopy. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

partial shade

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet

24 inches

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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