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botanical name:
Begonia 'Apricot Shades'
Begonia 'Apricot Shades' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Begoniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Tuberous begonia of trailing habit. Slightly toothed bright green leaves and prolific pendant, mostly double flowers in varying shades of orange from soft apricot to vivid tangerine, produced from July to October.

Well drained, humus-rich, neutral to slightly acid soil, out of strong direct sun. The tuber may survive a few degrees of frost but may be dug up in autumn and stored over winter.

Good in containers and hanging baskets.

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