May 9, 2021  Week: 18

On Top® Melon Lace Tuberous Begonia

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Scientific Name : Begonia x tuberosa

Blooming Season : Autumn, Late Spring, Summer, Spring

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Height : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure : Shade, Partial Sun

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Seed supplied as: Pelleted.
Big, bold begonias
Tuberous begonia series provide a wide selection of colours, including unique bicolours, along with some of the world’s largest blooms! This exciting collection can be sold at a premium price point at retail, and it results in faster turnover in the market.

Plug crop time: 7 to 8 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 13 weeks

  • Offering a collection of novelty colours, the On Top varieties tolerate more heat and sunlight than other begonias.
  • Mounded plants show off many 2 to 5-in./5 to 13-cm flowers.
  • On Top begonias bloom early and flower longer than other varieties.

Melon with a white edge.


Other On Top® Varieties
On Top<sup>®</sup> Fandango Tuberous Begonia On Top<sup>®</sup> Pink Halo Tuberous Begonia On Top<sup>®</sup> Sun Glow Tuberous Begonia On Top<sup>®</sup> Sunset Shades Tuberous Begonia