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Bossa Nova® Orange Begonia

Begonia boliviensis 'BOL201'

This brightly colored trailing begonia is the perfect addition to containers and hanging baskets, where it will cascade over the sides, blooming from spring until frost. Pair the orange blooms with other warm colors for a sunny look, or with blue or purple flowers for a more daring display. Annual.
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7-10: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Filtered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water when soil is dry to the touch.


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Botanical Pronunciationbe-GOH-nee-uh boh-lih-VEE-en-sis
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 12 to 16 in. tall, 16 to 20 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring until Frost
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitTrailing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Raised Bed, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full shade, Partial shade, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when soil is dry to the touch.
Companion PlantsHosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Fern (Asplenium); Caladium (Caladium); Impatiens (Impatiens)

Grows easily in potting soil. In the landscape, provide good drainage and amend soil with compost. Shelter from harsh afternoon sun exposures. Indoors, provide bright indirect light near a sunny window. Feed monthly.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

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Grow As Annual in All Zones