"Wax Begonias" are classified as fibrous
rooted Begonias. They are a compact Begonia that grows upright
with either green or bronze foliage. 'Prelude Mix' is green
leaved. They branch freely and flower continuously. There are very
well suited to be grown in containers or beds. Container grown Wax
Begonias plants can be moved indoors to a sunny window or sun room before
first frost and carried over to the next season.
Plant Wax Begonias in full sun to partial shade in fertile well drained soil
either in beds or containers. Space plants 6" to 8"
apart. "Wax Begonias" will grow
best if planted in an area that receives midday shade. Fertilize
weekly with a balanced liquid fertilizer. The 'Prelude' series
tolerates heat and rain fairly weel.
Available colors: Bicolor,
Coral, Pink, Rose, Scarlet, White and a Mix.
Potential pests ~ diseases: Powdery mildew or slugs.