Begonia 'Superba Red'
Begonia 'Superba Red'
Begonia 'Superba Red'

Begonia 'Superba Red'

Begonia 'Superba Red'

3 tubers — £5.85

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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
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Orders placed 16 April - 15 May 2023
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Description

Turn up the heat for summer with this fearlessly bright Begonia 'Superba Red'. A compact habit and highly prolific nature make this the ultimate bedding plant for growing in patio pots, window boxes, small spaces or as a table feature. With huge, abundant red blooms which are produced continuously throughout summer, this excellent new variety provides the bold colour hit without getting too big for its boots.

Bred especially for growing in tight spaces, Begonia 'Superba Red' is a such a super little plant for pots or at the front of the border. Not only does it produce impressively large double blooms all summer, but it also has striking lush green foliage and strong, stocky growth that really stands the test of time.

Growing well in sun or shade, it’s perfect for bringing life and colour to any nook or cranny!

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

Specs & details

  • Botanical name

    Begonia 'Superba Red'

  • Flower colour

    Red

  • Leaf colour

    Green

  • Tuber size

    6/+

  • Established height

    30-50cm

  • Established spread

    20-30cm

  • Plant spacing

    16 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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