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GARTHWAITE NURSERIES 6 MIXED FIMBRIATA BEGONIA TUBEROUS BULB/CORM SUMMER FLOWERING PLANT FOR GARDEN/TUBS STUNNING!


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  • 6 MIXED FIMBRIATA BEGONIA
  • BEGONIA
  • BULBS /corms
  • MIXED
  • QUANTITY PER UNIT: - 6

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  • Manufacturer reference: bulbs2grow-560
  • ASIN: B00J9EBPI4
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 26 Mar. 2014
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 176,700 in Garden & Outdoors (See Top 100 in Garden & Outdoors)

Product Description

CATEGORY FIMBRIATA BEGONIA:
VARIETY - "CARNATION TYPE ":
DESCRIPTION - LARGE DOUBLE FRILLED & FRINGED :
HEIGHT - 20 CM:
BLOOMS ALL SUMMER LONG UNTIL THE FROST:
QUANTITY PER UNIT: - 6:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION :
A VIBRANT ASSORTMENT OF CARNATION-LIKE BLOSSOMS WHICH ARE DOUBLE FLOWERS AND BEAUTIFULLY FRILLED & FRINGED ON AN UPRIGHT, BUSHY PLANT WITH GREEN FOLIAGE DESCRIBES THE MIXED FIMBRIATA BEGONIA. THIS COMPACT PLANT BELONGS TO THE TUBERHYBRIDA GROUP. IT GROWS FROM WINTER-DORMANT ROOT TUBERS AND HAS EXTRAVAGENT FLOWERS THAT ARE FRINGED THEY ARE PRODUCED IN EARLY SUMMER TO THE FIRST FROST. AND ARE SET AMONG OPEN, SUCCULENT STEMS ACROSS THE PLANT. THE FLOWERS ARE LARGE; RESEMBLING ENORMOUS CARNATIONS LEAVES ARE FLESHY, JAGGED AND POINTED, GLOSSY AND DARK GREEN, SOMETIMES WITH BRONZE TONES AND UNDERSIDES..:
"FIMBRIATA BEGONIAS" NEED A RICH, BUT WELL-DRAINED SOIL IN A PARTIALLY SHADED GARDEN LOCATION. IT SHOULD ONLY RECEIVE DIRECT SUNLIGHT EARLY IN THE MORNING PLANT FEBRUARY-MAY 5 CM DEEP AND 25 CM APART WHEN THE FROST HAS GONE. THEY CAN BE STARTED INDOORS BY SPROUTING THEM OFF IN A SEED TRAY OR DAMP BOX 5 CM APART AND BURY THEM HOLLOW SIDE UP JUST COVERED WITH A SURFACE LAYER OF PEAT OR COMPOST. ONCE PLANTED OUT WATER AND FEED REGULARLY. IT PAYS TO REMOVE DEAD FLOWERS AS WELL AS PINCHING OUT ANY LONG STEMS DURING EARLY GROWTH TO ENCOURAGE STRONGER HEALTHIER PLANTS..:
"BEGONIAS" OFFER AN EXPLOSION OF COLOUR FOR HANGING BASKETS, WINDOW BOXES, POTS AND TUBS AS WELL AS IN THE GARDEN. THESE EYE-CATCHING FIMBRIATA BEGONIAS PRODUCE LARGE LONG-LASTING BLOOMS.:
THE TUBERS CAN BE OVERWINTERED.LIFT AND KEEP IN A FROST FREE PLACE

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By M. E. Currey on 30 Jun. 2014
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These begonias arrived very quickly. They were corms of course, but I had my pots ready for them, planted them up immediately and they are now all sprouting nicely, so shall look forward to some really pretty flowers in due course.
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