Dec 5, 2016  Week: 49

Begonia hybrida Gryphon

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Scientific Name : Begonia x hybrida

Common Name : Begonia, Foliage Begonia

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Height : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Raw.
Plug crop time: 8 to 9 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 6 weeks
Supplied as multi-seed pellets.

  • Showy plant combines beauty with strength and durability – makes a dramatic statement in mixed or solo containers. 
  • Easy-care, low-water plant is the perfect companion to Dragon Wing® begonia, Kong® coleus, Super Elfin® and Impreza® impatiens, Divine New Guinea impatiens and Silver Crest plectranthus. 
  • 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 indoor and outdoor sales. 
  • Unique tropical appearance – perfect impulse item. 
  • Lets consumers extend their enjoyment by bringing plants indoors at the end of the season.