Begonia, Shrub Begonia 'Midnight Sun'

Begonia

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Midnight Sun
Hybridized by Martin
Registered or introduced: 1980
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Classification:

Rhizomatous

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Good Fall Color

Succulent

Veined

Velvet/Fuzzy

Provides Winter Interest

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 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:

Orange/Apricot

Pink/Rose

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Suitable for growing in containers

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 28, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Rhizomatous type hybridized by Byron Martin, CT 1999 using B. 'Jill Adair' x B. 'Burle Marx'

Fantastic pink mottled leaves!

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