GROOVY RED BEGONIA Tuberous boliviensis
Large bright red flowers are produced in abundance on these tuberous begonias! Begonia plants are ideal for shade or part shade.
Arching branches covered in red flowers!
Tuberous begonias have an added appeal that they form large tubers that can be lifted in the fall, and stored for the winter! Pot-up bulbs in the late winter or early spring for next years flowers! In warm climates they are perennial.
Hardiness zones: 8-11 outdoors. In colder climates bring bulb indoors for winter.
Height: Up to 2' tall
Location: Shade or part shade
Moisture: Regular to moist, does not like extended periods of drought.
Seed size: These seeds are pelleted, which is a special coating that makes them larger for easier handing.
Note: These seeds and plants can be harmful if eaten. Ingestion can cause illness such as vomiting or diarrhea.
Seeds per pack: 5
Germination: Start these seeds early indoors. Place on the surface of a sterile seed mix (do not bury them), and keep moist and warm (75-80F) until germination. Do not let the soil dry out, or it can end the germination process. A soil-mix formulated for starting seeds is important for begonia.