Begonia hybrid – Double Delight® Blush Rose

Garden Height
8 - 14
Spacing
12 - 16
Spread
12 - 24
Habit
Mounding Trailing
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink
Light Code
YO
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
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Features:

A spectacular new lightly fragrant vareity of begonia which makes the ideal hanging basket plant. It produces an abundance of scented double flowers in shades of pink during the summer months.

  • Continuous Re-Bloom
  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Fragrant Flower
  • Long Blooming

Maintenance Notes:

These begonias prefer moist but not wet, well draining soil. These are not hardy, but the corms can be dug up, stored for the winter and replanted the next spring.

Uses Notes:

Great in hanging baskets and patio planters.

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Consistent

Bloom Time: Planting to Frost

Hardiness Zones: 11b

Flower Form: Container

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

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.

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