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Begonia ‘Glowing Embers’

Begonia

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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

  • Botanical name: Begonia 'Glowing Embers'
  • Common name: Begonia
  • Family: Begoniaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Orange

Foliage colour:

Green

The ultimate summer bedding plant, begonias bloom for months on end, producing flowers in a range of colours, shapes and sizes. They’re commonly used for filling gaps at the front of the border and are perfect for growing in baskets and pots.

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Begonia ‘Glowing Embers’ bears fiery, orange flowers in contrast with dark purple-bronze foliage. Plants have a compact, semi-cascding habit, making them a good choice for pots and hanging baskets.  ‘Glowing Embers’ thrives in full sun to shade. For best results keep plants well watered, and feed fortnightly with a high-potash fertiliser to prolong flowering. 

How to grow Begonia 'Glowing Embers'

  • Plant size

    35cm height

    35cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline

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
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

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 not 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

Begonia 'Glowing Embers' and wildlife

Begonia 'Glowing Embers' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Begonia 'Glowing Embers' poisonous?

Begonia 'Glowing Embers' 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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