Trailing Begonia 'Million Kisses Elegance'

Begonia

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Million Kisses Elegance
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Classification:

Tuberous

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Orange/Apricot

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Regional

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

Chicago, Illinois

Harbert, Michigan

Cincinnati, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 9, 2013, Cahow from HARBERT, MI wrote:

2013 review: I'm a landscape architect and I'm constantly on the look for New & Unusual plant material for client's garden's. In Chicago, the Million Kisses "Elegance" is the first of the series to show up at the nurseries; why the other colours haven't presented themselves, I don't know. I was mad-crazy for the unusual colour: peachy-pink cascading blossoms on a darkish/bronzey foliage. I was pairing it with giant 14" coleus pots that had multiple colour stem cuttings.

I LOVED the plant...however, in the three gardens I used THIS particular colour, NONE of my client's could stand it and asked me to switch it out for ANYTHING ELSE! :( They said it looked "sick, sad, depressing"; oh well, so much for a person's taste level. So, I dug them up and switched them out with the old... read more

Positive

On Jun 19, 2011, henryr10 from Cincinnati, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

Pale pink/White 1 1/2" long blooms.
Doesn't bloom as heavily as 'Romance' but still a very impressive sight.
Like the other 'Million Kisses' it's a trailer so the height varies.

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