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.
Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.
The Begonias you sent me in the spring have been a tremendous success and admired by everyone. Many thanks
Customer comment from J.M.L. Milligan
By Liz Perring 07-09-2016
DO NOT OVER WATER. DO NOT GIVE UP. KEEP GOING AND REPORT BACK TO CUSTOMER SERVICES TO GIVE THEM A CHANCE TO REPLACE PLANTS DAMAGED OR DRIED OUT IN TRANSIT.
WONDERFUL DISPLAY WHEN ALL GOES RIGHT.
PLEASE CAN YOU TELL ME HOW TO CARE FOR MY PLANTS FROM NOW?
WILL THEY RE-GROW NEXT YEAR?
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