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Begonia – Funky® Scarlet

Garden Height
8 - 12
Spacing
12 - 18
Spread
12 - 18
Habit
Mounding Trailing
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Red
Light Level
Part Shade to Shade
Proven Selections

Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds

Heat Tolerant

Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes

Easy Care.

Uses Notes

Great in Containers.

Maintenance Category Moderate

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements Medium

Water Requirements Dry to Moderate

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Standard PPP. Spring to Summer Sales.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 5-7
6" and Gallon Pot : 6-8
7-9" Pot : 7-9
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 10-12

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinching should not be necessary except to shape. 150 to 200 ppm cycocel can be used for growth regulation if needed.

Pest and Disease Management

Standard pest and disease practices as outlined in the notes.

Grower Tips

Flower drop should be expected. Proper timing so that plants are sold quickly will help decrease messiness.