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Begonia hiemalis Elatior

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Begonia hiemalis Elatior

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Elatior Begonia,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
Size: 14cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.03 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Begonia hiemalis Elatior Elatior Begonia,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Dense, Rounded

Description:
Spectacular flowering perennials with shiny dark-green heart-shaped leaves and clusters of big, brightly coloured flowers from Spring though to Autumn. Grows to 30cm tall x 50cm wide. Great as an indoor plant.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade, Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Powdery Mildew, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Frost tender and dislikes high humidity. Begonias do not like wet feet. Avoid wetting the foliage and flowers when watering. Water monthly when in bud and flower with a weak soluble fertiliser. Protect against snails and slugs. Some varieties are fully dormant by mid-Winter, plants can be removed from soil, dried out on paper, stored in a dark, dry place and replanted in early Spring.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Begoniaceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Assorted
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low, Medium / Moderate
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