Begonia 'OnTop® Fandango'
Begonia 'OnTop® Fandango'

Begonia 'OnTop® Fandango'

Begonia 'OnTop® Fandango'

3 tubers — £6.75

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Orders placed before 1 March 2023
You can expect your order in March 2023

Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
You can expect your order in April 2023

Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
You can expect your order within 10 business days

Available for (pre)ordering again in December

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Description

OnTop® Begonia 'Fandango' is a speciality hybrid begonia that produces double flowers of a beautiful pale salmon orange, with each petal having a scarlet-orange edge. Depending on when planted, the first blooms can appear as early as late spring, and they keep coming until the autumn frosts. The attractive, serrated heart-shaped leaves are dark green throughout the growing season!

⚠️ Please note:  OnTop® begonias grow from relatively small tubers, but these special varieties produce some of the most spectacular blooms. Don't be alarmed if the bulbs appear smaller than you expect from us good things come in small packages!

'Fandango' performs best, when grown in a patio container, windowbox or hanging basket, in either partial or full shade. It is easy to grow and care for, and simplicity itself to keep the flowers coming!

OnTop® Begonias are durable plants, early flowering, compact and heat tolerant with an exceptionally long blooming period. And remember, the more you feed Begonia × tuberhybrida 'OnTop® Fandango' during the growing season, the more flowers will be produced.

Key features

  • Perfect for pots

  • Comes back every year

  • Loved by pollinators

  • Thrives well in full sun

  • Great for shade

  • Packed in paper bags

  • Low maintenance

  • Needs winter protection

  • Slug & snail repellent

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Begonia × tuberhybrida OnTop® 'Fandango'

  • Flower colour

    Pink, peach

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Tuber size

    3/+

  • Established height

    20-30cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    25 tubers per m2

  • Habit

    Upright

  • Life cycle

    Perennial

  • Hardiness

    Tender

  • Years to establish

    1st year

  • Sunlight

    Partial shade
    Dappled shade
    Full sun

  • Position

    Sheltered

  • Suitable for

    Pots
    Borders
    Large containers
    Exotic gardens
    Cottage gardens
    Low maintenance gardens

  • Soil acidity

    Any

  • Soil moisture

    Free draining

  • Soil type

    Loam
    Sandy
    Multipurpose compost

  • Growing skill

    Easy to grow

  • Scented

    No

  • Pollinator-friendly

    No

  • Mouse resistant

    No

  • Rabbit resistant

    No

  • Deer resistant

    No

  • Toxicity

    No report

Plant calendar

JanFebMarAprMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
  • Planting
  • Flowering

Other information

  • Orders placed before 1 March 2023
    You can expect your order in March 2023

    Orders placed 1 March - 15 April 2023
    You can expect your order in April 2023

    Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
    You can expect your order within 10 business days

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