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Begonia ‘Espresso Sugardip Pink’

Begonia

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  • Botanical name: Begonia 'Espresso Sugardip Pink'
  • Common name: Begonia
  • Family: Begoniaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb
Flower colour:

Red

Foliage colour:

Green

Begonias are great for growing in pots, tubs or at the front of the garden border, providing splashes of summer colour. Along with busy lizzies and fuchsias, they’re ideal for shady patios as they prefer light shade.

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Begonia ‘Espresso Sugardip Pink’ has large unusual blooms with crimped and picoteed edges. Grow in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade to full sun. Start the tubers off in late February at a temperature of about 15°C and plant them out in to their final spot in late May to early June. Lift the tubers again in autumn, before the first frosts. Alternatively, grow Begonia ‘Espresso Sugardip Pink’ in pots, which you can move indoors in autumn.

How to grow Begonia 'Espresso Sugardip Pink'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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Plant

Do not Plant in January

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Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do not Take cuttings in June

Do not Take cuttings in July

Do not Take cuttings in August

Do not Take cuttings in September

Do not Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Begonia 'Espresso Sugardip Pink' and wildlife

Begonia 'Espresso Sugardip Pink' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Begonia 'Espresso Sugardip Pink' poisonous?

Begonia 'Espresso Sugardip Pink' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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