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Begonia Illumination Series (Trailing begonia Illumination Series)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Intermediate
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.4m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Begonia Illumination Series

Other names: Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Illumination Mix' , Begonia 'Illumination Mix', Trailing begonia Illumination Series

Genus: Begonia Begonia

Variety or Cultivar: Illumination Series _ F1 'Illumination Mix' is a half-hardy, trailing annual with double flowers in a mix of red, orange white and pink in summer-early autumn.


Begonia Illumination Series is: Deciduous

Flower: Orange, White, Red, Pink in Summer; Pink, Orange, White, Red in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Trailing

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Mealybugs , Tarsonemid mites , Thrips Aphids , Caterpillars , Mealybugs , Tarsonemid mites , Thrips

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Begonia Illumination Series (Trailing begonia Illumination Series) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Hanging baskets, Indoor

Cultivation: Plant outdoors in well-drained humus-rich. Can tolerate shade or indirect sunlight.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy, Clay

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Begonia Illumination Series

Other names: Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Illumination Mix' , Begonia 'Illumination Mix', Trailing begonia Illumination Series

Genus: Begonia Begonia

Variety or Cultivar: Illumination Series _ F1 'Illumination Mix' is a half-hardy, trailing annual with double flowers in a mix of red, orange white and pink in summer-early autumn.


Begonia Illumination Series is: Deciduous

Flower: Orange, White, Red, Pink in Summer; Pink, Orange, White, Red in Autumn

Foliage: Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming, Trailing

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Mealybugs , Tarsonemid mites , Thrips

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...


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Begonia Illumination Series (Trailing begonia Illumination Series) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses: Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Hanging baskets, Indoor

Cultivation: Plant outdoors in well-drained humus-rich. Can tolerate shade or indirect sunlight.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy, Clay

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Partial Shade, Full Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)


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