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Begonia Gryphon

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Scientific Name : Begonia x hybrida

Common Name : Foliage Begonia

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Height : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Exposure : Shade, Partial Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Multi-Seed Pellets.
Plug crop time: 8 to 9 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 6 weeks

  • Easy-care, low-water plant blends beauty with strength and durability to make a dramatic statement in mixed or solo containers.  
  • Fits into existing begonia plug culture; easier and quicker to produce than vegetative foliage types. 
  • More tolerant of stressful conditions than Rex begonias for less shrink. 
  • Retailers appreciate the longer sales window and versatility for outdoor container and indoor pot plant sales.
  • Unique tropical appearance – perfect impulse item. 
  • Lets consumers extend their enjoyment by bringing plants indoors at the end of the season.
Height: 14 to 16 in./35 to 40 cm in shade, 12 to 14 in./30 to 35 cm in partial sun; may grow to 30 in./75 cm tall in hot/humid conditions