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Begonia ‘Helene Harms’

Begonia

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.1m to 0.13m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.18m
  • Growth HabitLarge-leaved
  • Flower ColourYellow
  • Leaf ColourMid-green

Description

Begonia ‘Helene Harms’ (Begonia). Numerous, semi-double, bright yellow flowers are borne in early summer.

Characteristics

Annual or Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Interest and use

Grown for their colourful flowers and/or ornamental leaves.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

These begonias are excellent in a hanging basket.

Propagation

Sow seeds of species at 21C as soon as they are ripe. Root stem and leaf cuttings can be rooted in spring or early summer in partial sun in a propagating case.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Is susceptible to powdery mildew and botrytis from late spring to early autumn.

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