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Wax Begonia Begonia semperflorens

Other plants called Wax Begonia:

Phonetic Spelling
beh-GO-nee-a sem-pur-FLOR-enz
Description

Begonia semperflorens is very popular as an annual bedding plant and for containers. This is a compact, mounded, fibrous-rooted plant with fleshy stems and green to bronze leaves. Its season are late spring to early fall. Space 6-12 in. apart.

Cultivars:
  • 'Party Pink Bronze Leaf'
  • 'Prelude White'
  • 'Senator Red'
Tags:
#red#fall#white#butterflies#pink#sun#pollinators#full sun#annual#summer#drought tolerant#late spring#early fall#heavy shade#spring#bronze#white flowers#container plant#wildlife plant#pink flowers#red flowers#cpp#bedding plant#deer damage#container#bedding#annual bedding
Cultivars:
  • 'Party Pink Bronze Leaf'
  • 'Prelude White'
  • 'Senator Red'
Tags:
#red#fall#white#butterflies#pink#sun#pollinators#full sun#annual#summer#drought tolerant#late spring#early fall#heavy shade#spring#bronze#white flowers#container plant#wildlife plant#pink flowers#red flowers#cpp#bedding plant#deer damage#container#bedding#annual bedding
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Begonia
    Species:
    semperflorens
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    This plant is seldom damaged by deer; mildly drought tolerance; heavy shade
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Habit/Form:
    Mounding
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    green to bronze leaves
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    fleshy stems
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Drought
    Heavy Shade