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Begonia boliviensis
Begonia boliviensis
Begoniaceae

With its bright orange, bell-shaped flowers, which cover the plant from late spring throughout the summer, this delightful, easy-to-grow begonia is perfect in containers, hanging baskets and as a landscape plant. Of special historical interest to gardeners, begonia boliviensis was introduced to Europe in 1864 and is one of the species used to produce the first hybrid tuberous begonia in England. Germination: 15-60 days, 70-85F. Well-drained soil. Z10-11. 18-24in.

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Ship Season: both Spring & Fall
Items Per Package: 1 packet (100 seeds)
Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: Summer
Comments: SOWING: Sow seeds from Mid January to Mid March. Sow seeds on the surface of lightly firmed, moist seed compost in pots or trays. Do not cover the seed. Place in a propagator or seal container in a polythene bag and put in warm place, and keep at a temperature of around 75-80F. After sowing, do not exclude light as this helps germination. Keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged; germination will usually take 15-60 days. When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 3in pots or trays.Caution: Dust-like seeds. To open, hold over a sheet of white paper, cut along three sides of inner pack and carefully open out flat. Tap the packet gently to dislodge seed
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