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Begonia 'Majestic Sunburst'

Half-hardy Perennial

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  • New in 2014

The enormous 20cm (8") blooms of Begonia 'Majestic Sunburst' create the most magnificent display! Each gently ruffled yellow petal is edged with orange to create a stunning glowing effect that will last right up to the first frosts. This robust, stocky variety has an upright habit that is perfect for beds and patio containers. This tuberous begonia can even be lifted at the end of summer and the tubers stored for planting again the following spring! Height: 40cm (16"). Spread: 35cm (14").


Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio
Flowering Period:
June, July, August, September, October
Position:
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
    • 12 plug plants

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    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • £9.99
    • 24 plug plants

    • SAVE £5  
    • Despatch: By end of March 2015
    • £19.98 £14.99
Begonia plants can be planted directly into their final containers and grown in bright, frost-free conditions. Plugs can be planted straight into flower pouches but are best potted on first if to be displayed in baskets, window boxes or pots. They can be transplanted into their final containers once they have increased in size. When all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise Begonia Apricot Shades to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days, before placing them in their final positions. Choose a sunny or semi shaded position that is protected from strong winds.
Feed and water plants frequently throughout the growing season taking care not to over-water, as this will cause new flower buds to drop. Deadhead the single female begonia flowers to encourage more of the large double male flowers to be produced and to extend the flowering period.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


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Reviews
  1. Begonia 'Majestic Sunburst'

    By Christopher frost 11-11-2014

    Chris 11-11-14 Fantastic plants and a lovely show this year, really made a good show on my patio . One question though!! how do I over winter them as am not a brilliant gardener but would love to see them in full flower next year.

    Joe
    11/11/14

    Thank you for your review. If you would like to contact us on ccare@thompson-morgan.com with full details of your order and query one of our agents will be more than happy to assist you further.

  2. Hoping for a majestic sunrise before the end of summer!

    By Nick Brown 16-08-2014

    Ordered ten of these in May. Plants arrived fit and healthy, albeit it rather small. They established themselves quickly and have grown a lot. However, I am disappointed with flowering! it is now mid August and I have only seen one flower so far! I planted these out hoping for a display all summer, so have to say I'm disappointed with the results. Will dig them up before the frosts and hope for better luck next year!

    Natalie
    18/08/14

    Thank you for your review. I am very sorry to hear of your disappointment with your recent purchase. If you would like to contact us on ccare@thompson-morgan.com I will be happy to pass your query onto one of our resident Horticulturists.

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