Plant Base Online (beta)

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.
Deeproot tree logo

You can also install Plant Base on your computer:

  • self contained application
  • more features
  • update and add records
  • larger and higher quality pictures
  • fast and efficient
  • always available, no connection needed
  • Windows, Mac and Android

details ...