|Common Name||Begonia Hiemalis (a.k.a. Elatior begonia or Rieger begonia)|
|Scientific Name||Begonia x hiemalis|
A cross between two different kinds of begonias yielding a winter flowering begonia with large, colorful flowers. Very popular among consumers because it flowers in the winter months. It is available in a vast array of colors and flower forms; from a single pink flower shade to a deep red semidouble flower. The foliage is also available in a variety of colors and shapes. A great flower to add beauty to your home during those bland winter months; as well as outside decor during warmer months.
|Growing Tips||Light - Bright light indoors. Partial shade outdoors.
Water - Keep soil moist and foliage dry, sensitive to both over/under watering. Very low feeders.
Flowering - Stays in color for weeks.
Temperature - Withstands summer heat fine, Optimum temps 70-75oF.
|Availability||Normal shipping season is during Spring / early Summer.|
Alphabetical Flower List