Fibrous Rooted Begonia, Wax Begonia 'Charm Pink'

Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Species: x semperflorens-cultorum (sem-per-FLOR-enz kul-TOR-um) (Info)
Cultivar: Charm Pink
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Classification:

Semperflorens

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Good Fall Color

Textured

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:

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:

Chartreuse/Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 23, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Semperflorens type
B. 'Nancy Etticoat' seedling X B. 'Calla Lily', From Logee's greenhouse in CT, 1948.

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