Begonia Glowing Embers | 3 Large Plug Plants
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Begonia Glowing Embers confidently glows all summer long. Rich purple-bronze foliage contrasts with smouldering, almost luminous tangerine-orange blooms for a season long display.

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As the name suggests, Begonia Glowing Embers confidently glows all summer long. Rich purple-bronze foliage contrasts with smouldering, almost luminous tangerine-orange blooms for a season long display. This intense Begonia has a compact, semi-trailing habit that looks spectacular spilling from hanging baskets and containers. An amazing blaze of colour, useful in a shady area too. Height and spread: 30cm.

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Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  3 Large Plug Plants
Habit:  Semi-Trailing
Eventual Height:  30-40cm (12-16")
Eventual Spread:  30-40cm (12-16")
Position:  Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Orange
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Not Scented
Plant Type:  Annual
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Botanical name:  Begonia fusca

Free UK delivery on all orders over £50!

For all orders under £50 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.

For more information about international and Northern Ireland deliveries, please click here.

Size guide - Pack of 3 Large Plug Plants 

Pot Ready, Large, Healthy plants individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm/10cm pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4-5cm deep x 3-4cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm (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 (8 Reviews):  
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Rating:  
My opinion
Thursday, 2 July 2020  | 

My plants arrived very healthy looking. I am following instructions very carefully but as it is only a short time since I received them they are still small a d have ot been transplanted outside yet.


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Lovely
Friday, 15 May 2020  | 

Healthy plants. They are looking great and have some flowers already.


Rating:  
Lovely healthy plants
Monday, 11 May 2020  | 

I have been a customer of Brookside Nursery for several years.
This year I have received the BEST plants I have ever had. They are bushy with plenty of leaves and look so very healthy. They are growing on very well and I am delighted with my purchase. I am so looking forward to planting them out and then enjoying the months of flowering I shall be able to enjoy.


Rating:  
lovely healthy plants
Monday, 4 May 2020  | 

Large well-rooted plants, beautiful leaf colours. One has a flower bud in gorgeous peachy orange.


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First Choice Retailer
Friday, 1 May 2020  | 

For the 3rd year I have ordered my summer plug plants from Brookside Nursery. The plants are always of high quality and grow on well. There's no exception this year; just a very slight delay to the delivery due to Covid-19. Super quality; super service. Thank you. *****


Rating:  
should do well
Monday, 6 April 2020  | 

Well rooted little plugs, but not really large. I have potted them on, but they are being slow to grow away at present.
These arrived promptly and substantially packed, but as they are soft leaf were a little battered in transit, but should recover well.


Rating:  
Excellent quality
Tuesday, 24 March 2020  | 

These plants arrived in excellent condition. They were well packaged, on time and healthy. All plants were of very good quality and are thriving. Very impressed with the service and produce of Brookside Nursery much better than many of the more 'well known' companies.


Rating:  
Great service
Tuesday, 2 April 2019  | 

Begonia glowing embers plants arrived in excellent condition and at the time I requested.
It is very handy being able to select the delevery date, other suppliers should take note of this though I doubt if they could match the quality of the plants
I will certainly be using Brookside for my future orders


Response:

It really does make our day to hear off happy customers. Thank you for your review and we look forward to hearing from you again.


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