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Fireworks Rex Begonia

Begonia 'Fireworks'

An eye-catching selection with fantastic foliage. Deep plum veins are surrounded with silvery blue-green, encircled by an outer ring of frosty dark-magenta. Great in shade containers or as a house plant, but also does well in amended garden soil. Grows as a perennial in mild winter regions; treat as an annual elsewhere.
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10-11: Perennial, Outdoor
Grow as Annual, Indoors in all zones

Good to Grow:


Full shade

Water when soil is dry to the touch.


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Botanical Pronunciationbe-GOH-nee-uh
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 10 in. tall, 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeWinter
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorMulticolored
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Tropical
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Accent, Edging, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFull shade
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when soil is dry to the touch.
Companion PlantsGhost Fern (Athyrium), Japanese Aralia (Fatsia), Hosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera)

Plant in shade in rich, aerated soil. Prefers humidity. Avoid over-watering and prolonged wetness on the leaves and stems. Remove dead leaves promptly. Indoors, provide bright indirect light near a partially sunny window.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone:

Grow As Annual, Houseplant in All Zones

Grow As Perennial, Outdoors in Zones: 10-11