Begonia plugs can be planted straight into flower pouches but are best potted on first and grown on in bright, frost-free conditions if they are to be displayed in baskets, window boxes, pots and beds. Begonia plants can be transplanted into their final containers once they have increased in size. When all risk of frost has passed, acclimatise begonia plants 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 begona 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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Easycare from start to finish
By Caroline Broome 07-10-2015
Although not as floriferous as last year's batch, these begonias are so easy to look after. As soon as the plugs were transferred into 9" pots they romped away and once planted out into hanging baskets have kept flowering right into October. A bit leggy though, but don't need any attention come rain or shine.
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My first begonias, in pouches
By Gareth Jones 01-09-2015
Received these as plugs in May and planted straight into pouches on Westerly wall. Begonia stems are delicate and easily broken, so a couple were damaged, they seemed to have a slow start (due to our poor weather in 2015), I quickly found they disliked being over watered and lost a couple. In mid-June my petunias were far ahead of the begonias, but by end of July the begonias were leading, completely covering the pouches (and most of the wall). Now in early September the petunias and other annuals are just past their peak, but these begonias are still continuing, with blooms of 10cm across and compliments from my neighbours.
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