Rex-cultorum Begonia
Begonia 'Midnight Magic'

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Midnight Magic
» View all varieties of Begonias

Classification:

Rex-cultorum

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From leaf cuttings

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Foliage Color:

Dark/Black

Bronze-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Charleston, South Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 23, 2011, killdawabbit from Christiana, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

One of my favorite begonias. So far it hasn't gotten leggy. A very balanced easy grower. Leaf petioles and undersides are a beautiful red.
My plant (see pic) was purchased as 'Tita~~~Curly'. But it is believed to be Midnight Magic. Until further notice.

Positive

On Jul 24, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

One of the easiest rex-cultorum varieties that I grow. B. 'Midnight MAgic' is a rex hybrid using an unknown rex X B. 'Manuel' and hybridized by O'Reilly in California, 1987.