Rieger Begonia
Begonia x hiemalis
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements No information available
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity irritant

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

Photo

Names

Family Begoniaceae
Group Elatior Group
Other scientific names Begonia elatior, Begonia hiemalis

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • coral
  • cream
  • orange
  • pale pink
  • pink
  • red-purple
  • white
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • green