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Begonia ‘Illumination Orange’

Begonia

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Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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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

  • Botanical name: Begonia 'Illumination Orange'
  • Common name: Begonia
  • Family: Begoniaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Orange

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, Begonia ‘Illumination Orange’ is ideal for shady patios as they prefer light shade to full sun. Begonia ‘Illumination Orange’ produces broad, double orange flowers and is suitable for growing in hanging baskets.

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How to grow Begonia 'Illumination Orange'

  • Plant size

    30cm height

    30cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • 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
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 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

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do Divide in March

Do Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do not Divide in September

Do not Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Begonia 'Illumination Orange' and wildlife

Begonia 'Illumination Orange' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Begonia 'Illumination Orange' poisonous?

Begonia 'Illumination Orange' 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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