Mar 28, 2015  Week: 13

Gryphon Begonia hybrida

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Scientific Name : Begonia x hybrida

Common Name : Begonia

Plant Habit : Upright, Mounded

Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Height : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun

Grower Information : 
Plug crop time: 8 to 9 weeks
Transplant to finish:
5 to 6 weeks

A Fantastic Foliage™ selection.
Supplied as multi-seed pellets.
Showy foliage begonia combines beauty with strength and durability - makes a dramatic statement in mixed or solo containers. It's 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 Gryphon's showy displays, low water needs, longer sales window, and versatility for indoor and outdoor sales.
  • The unique tropical appearance makes this a perfect impulse item.
  • Lets consumers extend their enjoyment by bringing plants indoors at the end of the season.
  • Easy-care, low-water plants deliver success and make repeat customers.