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Begonia ‘Roy Hartley’

Begonia

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  • Begonia ‘Roy Hartley’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Begonia ‘Roy Hartley’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsAugust to September
  • Height0.3m to 0.55m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.4m
  • Growth HabitLarge-leaved
  • Flower ColourLight pink
  • Leaf ColourMid-green

Description

Begonia ‘Roy Hartley’ (Begonia). Bears, double, light pink flowers in late 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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  • Begonia ‘Roy Hartley’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Begonia ‘Roy Hartley’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Needs

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

Cultivation

This plant is one of the best cultivars. To get the best colour will depend very much light intensity. Has few side-shoots.

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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