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Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Apricot Shades Improved' F1 Hybrid

Just £3.99

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1 packet (15 begonia seeds) £3.99 Out of Stock
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A best-seller, Begonia Apricot Shades is as versatile as it is beautiful! Large, cascading double blooms in sunshine shades of apricot and lemon will pour from your containers from July to October. These tuberous begonias will perform whatever the weather, in sun or semi shade. The trailing habit of Begonia Apricot Shades Improved makes them ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and flower pouches for a really impressive display that will light up even a shady corner. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 45cm (18").

Culinary note: Add the bright coloured petals to sandwiches or salads for a light lemon taste and crisp texture. For more details about edible flowers click here.


Patio

Half-hardy

Sun or semi shade, Dappled shade

30cm (11.8in)

45cm (17.7in)

1 Packet (15 Begonia Seeds) (TM04500)

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Gradually acclimatise young plants to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting out after all risk of frost, 15-20cm (6-8in) apart, or plant into baskets and containers. For best results, provide a rich, light, well-drained soil in full sun or part shade.

Sowing time: Mid-January to mid-March.Sow seeds on the surface of lightly firmed, moist seed compost in pots or trays. Do not cover the seed. Place in a propagator or warm place, and keep at a temperature of around 24-27C (75-80F). After sowing, do not exclude light as this helps germination. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged; germination will usually take 15-60 days.Caution: Dust-like seeds. To open, hold over a sheet of white paper, cut along three sides of inner pack and carefully open out flat. Tap the packet gently to dislodge seed.

When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3in) pots or trays. When well grown, pot on into hanging baskets or Flower Pouches™.

Delivery

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Reviews

slow to start 2011-03-06

Hi slow to get going during the cold May but now very healthy plants.