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Begonia x hiemalis 'Dragone Sunset'

Dragone Sunset Begonia

Begonia

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A lovely series featuring uniform mounded plants, showy double blooms and dark green, heart shaped foliage; excellent performance in partially shaded patio containers, hanging baskets and garden beds; deadhead to encourage new blooms throughout the season

Description

A lovely series featuring uniform mounded plants, showy double blooms and dark green, heart shaped foliage; excellent performance in partially shaded patio containers, hanging baskets and garden beds; deadhead to encourage new blooms throughout the season

Landscape Attributes

Dragone Sunset 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;

Dragone Sunset Begonia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

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

Planting & Growing

Dragone Sunset Begonia will grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 10 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. 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:

12 inches

12 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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