Trailing Begonia
Begonia 'Million Kisses Devotion'

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Million Kisses Devotion
Additional cultivar information:(PP21852, aka Yadev)
Hybridized by Yates
Registered or introduced: 2009
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Classification:

Tuberous

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 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:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Bronze-Green

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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

Regional

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

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Columbus, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Dec 16, 2011, NancyGroutsis from Hopkinton, MA (Zone 5b) wrote:

Million Kisses Devotion is a fabulous plant that grew 2 feet in one season (zone 6) and produced many blooms, though not as much as in the catalogue pictures. I received a healthy 6 plant in spring that grew 30 stems by the end of autumn. The flowers are red with pink tones and about 1.5 long.

It was placed in a NW bay window partially shaded by an opaque curtain. I transplanted it into a 10 pot with rich potting soil and some perlite and coir. I watered it every two days and noticed it preferred to bloom on the N side where there was more shade, but that direct sunlight caused it to form more leaves which are green on the top and purple on the other side.

In spring it flowered for a month. In late summer I fertilized it for the first time by adding 2 teas... read more