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botanical name:
Begonia 'Flamboyant'
Begonia 'Flamboyant' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Begoniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.20m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Tuberous begonia. Slightly toothed bright green leaves. Abundant, single, bright scarlet red flowers with yellow stamens, from July to October. Strong growing variety.

cultivation:
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.

usage:
Bedding schemes, borders, containers and hanging baskets.

other notes:
Bred by Arthur Billard, France, originally introduced in 1911 and re-introduced in 2005.

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