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Double Up Red Begonia semperflorens

Exposure
  • Sun or Shade
Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
18" 14" 46cm 36cm
Height: 8" - 18"
Spread: 8" - 14"
Height: 20cm - 46cm
Spread: 20cm - 36cm
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  • Details

    8 - 18 Inches
    6 - 12 Inches
    8 - 14 Inches
    20cm - 46cm
    15cm - 30cm
    20cm - 36cm

    Features

    These vigorous plants feature double flowers and dark foliage.  They perform well in landcapes and in containers. These are very dense, upright, globe shaped plants that will flower all summer.

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    Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer
    Long Blooming
    Foliage Interest
    Heat Tolerant
    Deadheading Not Necessary

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    8 - 18 Inches 20cm - 46cm
    Spacing: 
    6 - 12 Inches 15cm - 30cm
    Spread: 
    8 - 14 Inches 20cm - 36cm
    Flower Colors: 
    Red
    Flower Shade: 
    Red
    Foliage Colors: 
    Black
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark bronze to black
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun or Shade

    The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    Great in landscapes and containers.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    These plants are versatile working in both sun or shade, which makes them a wonderful unifiying plant to use in both sun and shade beds.  Unlike older begonias, these are quite vigorous.  They can tolerate some drought conditions, but will look their best with more consistent moisure and regular feeding.  They love the heat and are self cleaning so the plants look very clean. They do not need to be deadheaded to bloom all summer long.  What's not to love!

    Double Up Red Begonia semperflorens 'LEGDBLRED' USPP 32,686
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    • Cory Bailey
      , Utah
      , United States
      , 2 years ago
  • 32 Awards

    Award Year Award Plant Trial
    2022 Top Performer UGA
    2022 Top Performer University of Minnesota - Morris
    2022 Directors Select, Best Performance, Shade Penn State
    2022 Top Performer - Beds North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum
    2022 Flameproof Dallas Arboretum
    2022 Top Performer University of Minnesota - St Paul
    2022 Top Performer University of Guelph
    2022 Top Performer Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens
    2022 Silver Medal Champaign County Illinois Master Gardener Idea Garden
    2022 Directors Select, Best Performance, Sun Penn State
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