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Begonia Fragrant Falls Peach
(Begonia)

£6.00

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Great for wildlife
30cm x 30cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Drought Tolerant
Annual
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Fragrant Falls Peach is a lovely and unique plant that is known for its delicate, peach-colored flowers and sweet, pleasant fragrance. This particular species of plant is a trailing begonia, which means it has a cascading growth habit and can be grown in hanging baskets or as a ground cover. The fragrant blooms appear from spring through fall and are complemented by lush green foliage, making Fragrant Falls Peach a stunning addition to any garden or outdoor space.

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Description

Fragrant Falls Peach's fully double blooms are beautifully perfumed and remain fragrant whatever the weather! Great for those hard-to-fill sections of the border that need some colour. Its sweet scent is a delight to the senses and attracts pollinators such as butterflies and bees. Fragrant Falls Peach is a charming and aromatic plant that is sure to add beauty and fragrance to any garden or outdoor space.

Planting Conditions

Begonias are popular flowering plants that require specific planting conditions to thrive. These plants prefer well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter, such as peat moss or compost. They also require moderate to bright light, but direct sunlight can scorch their leaves. Begonias prefer warm temperatures, with a range of 60 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit being ideal. They thrive in moderate humidity, but excessive moisture can lead to root rot. Proper watering is essential, as begonias prefer to be kept evenly moist but not waterlogged. With the right planting conditions, begonias can grow and bloom beautifully, adding a touch of color and elegance to any space.

Watering & Feeding

Proper watering and feeding are essential for the healthy growth and blooming of begonias. These plants prefer to be kept evenly moist but not waterlogged, as overly wet soil can lead to root rot. It's best to water begonias thoroughly, allowing excess water to drain away before replacing them in their saucer. Begonias benefit from regular feeding, particularly during their growing season. Fertilizers that are high in phosphorus and potassium can help promote healthy blooms and foliage. However, it's important not to overfeed begonias, as this can lead to burnt leaves or a build-up of salt in the soil. Regular watering and feeding can help your begonias thrive and bloom beautifully.

General Care

Begonias are generally easy to care for, but require some specific care requirements to thrive. These plants prefer moderate to bright light, but direct sunlight can damage their leaves. They prefer warm temperatures and moderate humidity, but should be kept away from drafts. Begonias require well-draining soil and regular watering, being careful not to overwater as this can lead to root rot. Regular feeding with a balanced fertilizer can promote healthy growth and blooms. Deadheading spent flowers can encourage new growth and prolong blooming. With proper care, begonias can thrive and add beauty to any indoor or outdoor space.