Tectonic™ Caldera Begonia

Begonia stillentensis 'DJHAP18001' PPAF

Massive, glossy, heart-shaped leaves emerge red and swirl open to bright green. An enormous variety in its native range in northeastern India, with leaves up to two feet wide! Will make an impressive specimen where hearty if given plenty of space. Remains smaller in containers.
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8 - 11

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Partial shade

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.


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Botanical Pronunciationbe-GO-nee-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 ft. tall and wide in the landscape; smaller in containers.
Bloom TimeInsignificant; Prized for Foliage
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Tropical
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Houseplant, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial shade
Special FeatureShade Loving, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Best with some humidity; avoid extreme heat and harsh sun exposures. Water regularly, allowing soil to dry just slightly between watering. Move container plants indoors when temperatures reach 45 degrees to overwinter as a houseplant.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11

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