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Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

Half-hardy Perennial

 Customer Rating
  • Cascading radiant colour
  • Unbeatable for value and durability
  • Keeps blooming - whatever the weather
  • Extra-large double flowers
  • Perfect for Baskets or Flower Pouches™
  • Our best-seller just got better!
It's not that we weren't satisfied with the success of our best-seller, Begonia 'Apricot Shades', but we decided to try hand-blending an 'improved' version. You can expect a broader range of colours and 50% more colour-edged picotees from Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' - which means you'll enjoy even more non-stop stunning colour and impact in your garden.

Begonia 'Apricot Shades Improved' is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading, double blooms will pour from your containers from July to October. You'll be enjoying gorgeous flowers in shades of apricot and orange that reach 6-10cm (2.5-4") in diameter all summer and well into autumn. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather and can be placed in sunny or semi shaded positions. The abundant trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades Improved makes them a great value plant for hanging baskets, window boxes and Flower Pouches™, giving you a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner.

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

 

Buy this variety in a larger plant size

Ideal For:
patio
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Position:
sun or semi shade, dappled shade
    • 24 begonia plug plants + 100g begonia fertiliser

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    • Despatch:
    • £8.99
    • Out of stock
    • 48 begonia plug plants + 100g begonia fertiliser

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    • Despatch:
    • £15.99
    • Out of stock
    • 100 begonia jumbo plug plants

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    • Despatch:
    • £64.99
    • Out of stock
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.

Reviews
  1. Amazing Results

    By 03-08-2016

    The begonias were your small plug plants, which arrived in April in a small package. I put them into 3 inch pots and placed them in my frame. The result is amazing, so I am more than pleased. I have been gardening for over 50 years. I would recommend your seeds and plants to anyone

    Customer comment from Mr Albert Gilligan
    28-07-2016

  2. FANTASTIC

    By Susan Shelley 24-07-2016

    Grew really quickly. I feed them 3 times a week and my baskets are full of beautiful apricot shades. Will definitely buy again.

    Ryan
    25-07-2016

    Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your purchase. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

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