Begonia Illumination Mixed (Trailing) | Tray of 84 Large Plug Plants

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  • Supplied as: 84 Large Plug Plants
  • Position: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Suitable for Hanging Baskets? Yes
  • Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
  • Plant Type: Annual
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Quick Facts:

  • Supplied as: 84 Large Plug Plants
  • Position: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Suitable for Hanging Baskets? Yes
  • Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
  • Plant Type: Annual
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Begonia  Illumination Mixed (Trailing) | Tray of 84 Large  Plug Plants
Begonia  Illumination Mixed (Trailing) | Tray of 84 Large  Plug Plants Begonia  Illumination Mixed (Trailing) | Tray of 84 Large  Plug Plants

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. TRAY OF 84 LARGE PLUGS- Get the plants that the professional growers use delivered direct to your door!

 

We offer generous discounts on our Wholesale Plug Plant trays meaning the more you buy, the more you save:

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11 - 20 Trays  10%
21 - 50 Trays  15%
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More Information
Product Code 260019
Brand Brookside Nursery
Country of Origin GB
Supplied as 84 Large Plug Plants
Habit Trailing
Suitable for Hanging Baskets? Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
Scented? No
Plant Type Annual
RHS Plants for Pollinators No
Botanical name Begonia tuberhybrida
Planting Position Full Sun to Partial Shade
RHS Award of Garden Merit No
Trail Length 30-40cm (12-14")
Hardy Perennial No
Attractive to bees & butterflies No
FSC Certified? No
Flower Colour Mixed

Size guide - Tray of 84 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.

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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.

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