Begonia: maintenance tips

A long-blooming ornamental plant whose many cultivars feature colourful flowers and robust leaves.

Maintenance tips: BegoniaMaintenance tips: Begonia

Common name: Begonia


Prefers sun or partial shade.


Water at the time of planting. Does not like standing in water.


In potting soil or potting compost for flowerbeds and perennials, plant in spring in a container or directly in the flowerbed.


Fertilize with an all-purpose water-soluble fertilizer during the summer. For abundant flowering, alternate with a water-soluble fertilizer for flowers and flowerbeds.

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