Begonia Illumination Mixed (Trailing) | Tray of 20 Plug Plants
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Begonia Illumination Mixed (Trailing) | Tray of 20 Plug Plants

Prolific semi double and double blooms. Ideal trailing Begonia for baskets and window boxes

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Trailing Begonia Illumination Mixed. Our Trailing Begonia Illumination mixed plug plants produce trailing Begonias with a true cascading habit. This outstanding multi-coloured mix will leave your hanging baskets, patio pots and window boxes spilling over with rainbows of colour all summer long. Extremely prolific producing semi-double and double blooms. Begonias are notoriously difficult to germinate from seed. Buy our professionally produced plugs for plants you'll be proud of.

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Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  20 Plug Plants
Habit:  Trailing
Eventual Height:  Up to 60cm (24")
Position:  Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Mixed
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Not Scented
Plant Type:  Annual
Trail Length:  30-40cm (12-14")
Botanical name:  Begonia x tuberosa

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40!

For all orders under £40 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £4.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

For more information about plant deliveries, please click here.

We can also deliver plants to most EU countries. Delivery charges are dependant on the delivery country and start from £19.99 per order.  For more information about international deliveries, please click here.

Size guide - Tray of 20 Plug Plants 

Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown for a short while before planting out ready to flower. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 3cm deep x 2cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

General Growing Advice

Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots.  Once your Begonia plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks.  Water once the compost starts to dry out but remember, Begonias generally will not thrive if overwatered, so it’s worth keeping an eye on them.

If preferred you can pot on the plugs into hanging baskets, flower bags or pots. Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food  to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.

Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.

Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.

Begonia Specific Advice

Take care not to over water begonias, as this will cause new begonia flowers buds to drop. As with most bedding plants, begonias also benefit from regular deadheading of faded flowers to extend the flowering period and encourage more blooms to be produced. For best results feed fortnightly with a high-potash fertiliser to prolong flowering such as Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food 1KG.

Average Rating (28 Reviews):  
Write a Review and share your opinions!

Rating:  
Begonia Illumination Mixed (Trailing)
Wednesday, 27 May 2020  | 

Excellent really strong healthy plants - Absolutely fabulous plug plants I just love this place the plants are really healthy and strong and I have been buying here for years now. Thank you for making gardening really easy and pleasurable


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begonia illumination mixed trailing
Friday, 22 May 2020  | 

disappointed with them they were very root bound and not very healthy looking, after one week still struggling to get them growing .


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Trailing begonias
Thursday, 21 May 2020  | 

Trailing begonias lovely healthy little plants


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Disappointed
Tuesday, 19 May 2020  | 

Not growing on.


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Trailing Begonias
Monday, 18 May 2020  | 

Arrived safely on time as estimated look healthy.


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Trailing begonia
Monday, 18 May 2020  | 

I provide all of the hanging baskets for our bowling club and the first year I used Brookside nursery I was praised for the stunning baskets.

This year the plants when I received them were in a very poor condition. At present I am trying to bring the plugs back to health, but if the club should open it is unlikely, I will have hanging baskets I could present.

I can only put this sad selection of plug plants that I received down to the corona virus and didn't see the point in complaining, for replacement plants as the plants I received were already a month late.


Rating:  
Look Good
Thursday, 14 May 2020  | 

Look good and arrived on time and in good condition
See how they go now


Rating:  
Didsapointed
Wednesday, 13 May 2020  | 

I was disappointed with my purchase as they were all shrivelled up and I tried to plant them and revive them but they just died on me.


Rating:  
Begonia Illumination (trailing tray of 20 plug plants
Saturday, 9 May 2020  | 

Strong plants - well packed but a wee bit "leggy" (ie drawn)


Rating:  
Begonias Illumination Mixed (Trailing)
Thursday, 7 May 2020  | 

The plugs arrived in good condition, and at the time that was stated.
Pleased with the order.


Read all 28 customer reviews...

Average Rating (28 Reviews):  
Write a Review and share your opinions!

Rating:  
Begonia Illumination Mixed (Trailing)
Wednesday, 27 May 2020  | 

Excellent really strong healthy plants - Absolutely fabulous plug plants I just love this place the plants are really healthy and strong and I have been buying here for years now. Thank you for making gardening really easy and pleasurable


Rating:  
begonia illumination mixed trailing
Friday, 22 May 2020  | 

disappointed with them they were very root bound and not very healthy looking, after one week still struggling to get them growing .


Rating:  
Trailing begonias
Thursday, 21 May 2020  | 

Trailing begonias lovely healthy little plants


Rating:  
Disappointed
Tuesday, 19 May 2020  | 

Not growing on.


Rating:  
Trailing Begonias
Monday, 18 May 2020  | 

Arrived safely on time as estimated look healthy.


Rating:  
Trailing begonia
Monday, 18 May 2020  | 

I provide all of the hanging baskets for our bowling club and the first year I used Brookside nursery I was praised for the stunning baskets.

This year the plants when I received them were in a very poor condition. At present I am trying to bring the plugs back to health, but if the club should open it is unlikely, I will have hanging baskets I could present.

I can only put this sad selection of plug plants that I received down to the corona virus and didn't see the point in complaining, for replacement plants as the plants I received were already a month late.


Rating:  
Look Good
Thursday, 14 May 2020  | 

Look good and arrived on time and in good condition
See how they go now


Rating:  
Didsapointed
Wednesday, 13 May 2020  | 

I was disappointed with my purchase as they were all shrivelled up and I tried to plant them and revive them but they just died on me.


Rating:  
Begonia Illumination (trailing tray of 20 plug plants
Saturday, 9 May 2020  | 

Strong plants - well packed but a wee bit "leggy" (ie drawn)


Rating:  
Begonias Illumination Mixed (Trailing)
Thursday, 7 May 2020  | 

The plugs arrived in good condition, and at the time that was stated.
Pleased with the order.


Read all 28 customer reviews...


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