Wax, Tuberous, & Hybrid Begonias
Begonia boliviensis, B. hybrida, B. semperflorens, B. tuberosa, B. tuberhybrida, B. x Benariensis
HEAT ELITE SERIESWax Begonia Seeds Begonia semperflorens
Heat Elite begonias are remarkably vigorous. They quickly grow up to 16-20 in. tall. Bloom begins in spring and continues uninterrupted until frost. Plants tolerate drought and have the demonstrated ability to grow in the hottest of climates, thriving in locations other wax begonias would not.
Heat Elite are beautiful, easy-to-grow begonias for the landscape when long sweeps of color are required, and frequent maintenance is not desired. Plants will also grow beautifully in larger containers and hanging baskets. Foliage is green in spring shading to a rich dark bronze in summer.
HEAT ELITE FORMULA MIX Wax Begonia
A formula Mix that includes all the flower colors in the Heat Elite begonia series: pink, rose, scarlet, and white.
HEAT ELITE PINKWax Begonia
Soothing blush-pink blossoms all season.
HEAT ELITE SCARLETWax Begonia
Fiery scarlet flowers burn bright from spring until frost.
HEAT ELITE WHITEWax Begonia
Blizzards of fresh white summer and fall bloom.
HEAT ELITE ROSEWax Begonia
Rosy warm-pink flowers on flourishing, shapely plants. Initial bloom is in spring, flowering will then continue until fall's frost.
BADA BOOM SERIESWax Begonia Seeds Begonia semperflorens
Compact, 8-10 in. tall, bronze leaf begonias flower 1-2 weeks earlier than other leading begonia varieties. Continue to bloom heavily until hard frost. Bada Boom begonias are easy to grow. Plants will thrive in both sun or light shade, in moist or dry soil. Bada Boom begonias are an ideal choice for mass planting, especially in beds that receive both hot sun and shade. Plants bring an elegant appearance to containers.
BADA BOOM MIX Wax Begonia
A formula mix of bronze leaf plants. Flowers in shades of pink, rose, rose bicolor, scarlet, and white.
BADA BING SERIES Wax Begonia Seeds Begonia semperflorens
Compact, 8-10 in. tall, green leaf plants flower about 1-2 weeks earlier than other leading wax begonia varieties. Plants will continue to bloom until hard frost. Bada Bing begonias are easy to grow; they thrive in sun or light shade, are weather resistant, and tolerate a wide range of soil conditions (from dry to moist). Ideal begonias to mass, particularly in beds that have both sunny and shady areas. Will add elegance to container plantings.
BADA BING MIX Wax Begonia
A formula mix of outstanding, green leaf begonias. Plants are covered in blooms of pink, rose, rose bicolor, scarlet, soft pink or white.
BADA BING PINK Wax Begonia
Green leaf plants covered in soft, clear pink flowers.
SAN FRANCISCO Begonia Begonia boliviensis
San Francisco begonia carries bright, salmon-pink, bell-shaped flowers. Petals are turned out at the tips. Growth is mounding and spreading to 12-16 in. high, and 16-20 in. across. A strong performer in containers, hanging baskets, or the landscape.
Widely adapted, San Francisco begonia can thrive in areas with difficult growing conditions; plants tolerate heat, drought, and rain. Along with Santa Cruz Sunset begonia, awarded "Best in Show" at the 2015 North Carolina University Field Trials.
SANTA CRUZ SUNSET Begonia Begonia boliviensis
Santa Cruz Sunset begonia grows 12 to 16 in. high, 16 to 20 in. wide. Growth habit is mounding and trailing. Plants cover themselves in brilliant, 2-3 in., orange-red, bell-shaped flowers. Petals are turned out at the tips.
Santa Cruz Sunset begonia is an ideal addition to landscapes, hanging baskets, or containers. Plants are long blooming and widely adapted. They can thrive in areas with challenging weather conditions. Heat, drought, and rain tolerance are excellent. Awarded "Best in Show" at the 2015 North Carolina University Field Trials.
BIG HYBRIDS Begonia Seeds Begonia x Benariensis
Huge, clusters of vivid, 2-3 in. flowers held above large, glossy foliage. Plants bloom all summer long. Big Hybrids begonias are striking, stately plants; growth is fast, upward, graceful, and arching. The earliest blooming, largest growing begonias in the world.
Big Hybrids begonias are equally comfortable when grown in sun or shade; look great massed in beds where impatiens, marigolds, or geraniums have been used in the past. They provide quick color in your sunny or shady, mixed borders. In containers, Big Hybrids begonias can be stunning. Plants grow to 20 in. tall in zones 7 and above. In Northern gardens, average height is 12-18 in.. A winner of Dallas Arboretum's "Flameproof" award for their excellent heat tolerance.
BIG RED WITH BRONZE LEAF Begonia
Wow! Huge, fire-engine red flowers create a can't miss, bold look in your garden. Leaves are glossy and deep bronze.
GRYPHON Begonia Begonia hybrida
Large, silvery, spotted, hand-sized leaves introduce a tropical feeling into your garden. Gryphon begonia is an outstanding performer in pots, indoors or out. Plants are stunning when combined with coleus, or impatiens.
Gryphon begonia requires little maintenance. It will accept drier conditions than other begonias of this type. Grown as an annual, plants grow to 14-18 in. tall the first season. When overwintered indoors, plants can reach 4 ft. tall or more. Grow in part sun to full shade.
GO GO HYBRID SERIESTuberous Begonia Seeds Begonia tuberhybrida
The growth habit of Go Go Hybrid begonias is fast, tight, and compact. The large, semi-double flowers will brighten your partially sunny borders, beds, and containers. Mounding, 8-10 in. tall, dark green leaf plants bloom over a very long season.
GO GO MIX Tuberous Begonia
Flowers in shades of soft pink, bright cherry, orange, red, rose, salmon, white, and bright yellow. You can have it all.
GO GO ORANGE Tuberous Begonia
Dark leaves highlight the intense, orange flowers.
GO GO CHERRY Tuberous Begonia
Cherry-red has never looked so good. Adds lively color to your featured beds or borders.
GO GO YELLOW Tuberous Begonia
Not so mellow, yellow flowers. This flashy color creates vivid contrast in your beds, borders, or containers.
ILLUMINATION SERIESTuberous Begonia Seeds Begonia tuberhybrida
Illumination tuberous begonias cascade; the best begonia series to grow in hanging baskets. Plants are heat tolerant, and easy to grow. The showiest tuberous begonias we have seen! Flowers are large, semi-double, and fully double. Grow in filtered shade, with moist soil. Enjoy the show.
ILLUMINATION APRICOT SHADES Tuberous Begonia
Tasty flowers in pale peach to deep cantaloupe shades.
ILLUMINATION GOLDEN PICOTEE Tuberous Begonia
Flowers appear in designer shades of salmon, coral, gold, and orange. Plants are certain to dazzle.
ILLUMINATION PEACHES 'N CREAM Tuberous Begonia
Blooms in voluptuous shades of soft yellow to salmon peach.
NONSTOP HYBRID SERIESTuberous Begonia Seeds Begonia tuberhybrida
Jumbo 4 in. wide, semi-double and double flowers in just 4-5 months from seed. Nonstop Hybrid begonias are easy to grow. The 10 in. tall plants will impress when grown in filtered shade and moist soil.
NONSTOP APPLEBLOSSOM Tuberous Begonia
White flowers with blush pink reverses. Nonstop Appleblossom begonia introduces a unique brand of elegance to shaded flower beds and containers.
NONSTOP ROSE PETTICOAT Tuberous Begonia
White flowers with petals edged in deep rose.
NONSTOP MIX Tuberous Begonia
Apricot, red, golden-orange, orange, yellow, pink, rose, salmon, white, and scarlet flowers. Ten good reasons for you to love Nonstop begonias.
NON-STOP YELLOW Tuberous Begonia
Eye-popping, yellow blossoms.
How to Plant Begonia Seeds
Sow begonia seeds in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Light aids germination. Kept at 80°F., germination is in 14-60 days. Bottom-heat will improve results and is recommended. Transplant into the garden 10 to 17 in. apart.