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Begonia Illumination Apricot Shades

Incredible rose-like flowers up to 10cm (4") across cascade on pendulous stems in shades of orange, apricot and yellow. Your very own golden ray of sunshine on the dullest of days.
Flowering non-stop from May to October, this new and improved plant produces thirty percent more flowers than traditional varieties to give fantastic impact. Trailing to 30cm (12") with compact foliage which forms an even dome in a pot, or ball-shape when grown in a basket. Grow in any well-drained soil in sun or part shade – no dead-heading is required. Half hardy perennial. Supplied as large young plants.

Flower Colour
Orange, Yellow

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Cottage Garden, Small Gardens

Great for Baskets, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container, Trailing

Tuberous perennial

April onwards

Flowering Time
Autumn, Long Flowering, Summer

Sun or Partial Shade

45cm (18")



Well drained soil


Sun or partial shade


Not good for cutting


May to October

Additional Information

Great plant for baskets and containers. Dead head regularly to prolong flowering. Keep moist until established and throughout the growing season. Feed regularly. Keep the lifted tubers in a frost free envoronment over winter. Take softwood cuttings in summer to propagate.

Delivery Date: 13 Apr 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
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