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Begonia ‘Isabella’

Begonia

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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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 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 'Isabella'
  • Common name: Begonia
  • Family: Begoniaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Yellow

Begonia ‘Isabella’

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 ‘Isabella’ bears double yellow flowers with a pretty pink picotee edge to the petals. A pendulous begonia, ‘Isabella’ is perfect for growing in pots and hanging baskets, and 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 'Isabella'

  • Plant size

    35cm height

    35cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy / clay / heavy / moist / chalky / alkaline
  • Plant care: Needs regular watering in pots

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

Begonia 'Isabella' and wildlife

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

Is Begonia 'Isabella' poisonous?

Begonia 'Isabella' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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