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White Tuberous Begonia

The flowers on this knockout double begonia resemble camellias, with pristine, pure white petals. Light up your shade garden with this beauty.
Bag of 3

Price: $20.95

Sale: $10.48

$3.49 Per Bulb
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Details:

Height: 10-12" tall
Bulb Spacing: 3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: All summer
Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Shipping: Most orders ship within 5 business days.

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Details
SKU 4BEGO3
Common Name Tuberous Begonia
Botanical Name Begonia
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color White
Estimated Mature Height 10-12" tall
Bulb Size 6-7 cm
Bulb Spacing 3 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 2" deep
Bloom Time All summer
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annual
Foliage Color Green
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Containers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms
Additional Information Hardy in zones 8-10
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Caladium Bulbs Mix

    Caladium Bulbs Mix

  • Yellow Tuberous Begonia

    Yellow Tuberous Begonia

  • Hanging Art Basket

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Description

Growing Tuberous Begonias, a floral bonanza for shady areas. (See Combination Photo below.) Many gardeners consider these flowers the true aristocrats of the plant world. Once the treasured playthings of the very rich, these beauties are now easily available, and like most flowers with bulbous roots, are easy to grow. The bulbs are round and flat, sort of like a thickened cookie with a depression in the top.

Begonia DetailsOne of the great advantages of tuberous begonias is that they do best in the shade. Like our garden impatiens, tuberous begonias can add lavish color in shady spots under trees or in pots on the patio. They require rich soil and regular feeding, so if you plant them in the ground, be sure to prepare the soil carefully.

Flower form. The most famous tuberous begonias, and certainly the most beautiful, are the camellia-flowered ones. One of the incredible bi-colored blooms plus a luscious white are shown in the large photo.

Photo A shows how many people plant several bulbs in a large pot.
Photo B shows the spectacular result with a similar pot in full bloom. In fact, these 'bulbs' are perfect for containers and window boxes, as long as they're protected from the blazing sun.
Photo C shows how beautifully they perform in low, shady borders.

As you can see, the plants stay small, but the flowers are very large. In fact, your blooms may reach a spectacular 5" across with regular feeding. About 3-4" is the norm.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Caladium Bulbs Mix

    Caladium Bulbs Mix

  • Yellow Tuberous Begonia

    Yellow Tuberous Begonia

  • Hanging Art Basket

    Hanging Art Basket

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None of mine survived!

By Pat

from Montana

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        Comments about White Tuberous Begonia:

        There were no directions on how to start these plants & when I called I got no help althouigh the guy tried but finally said he couldn't find the information I needed.

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        No blooms yet

        By Shy

        from chicago, il

        Pros

        • Enormous foliage

        Cons

        • No flowering

        Best Uses

        • Not Recommended

        Comments about White Tuberous Begonia:

        I ordered many begonias, including white, red, yellow and yellow-red. I have NO blooms on any, but the foliage is 3-4X as big as the ones I bought blooming in the nursery!!!!! However, color is important to me. I planted these indoors immediately upon arrival, and I ordered early. I also tried multiple uses, hanging baskets, containers, and directly into the shade garden, and the absence of blooms is the same in all areas planted. Also, I used high quality soil in all environments with very disappointing results. I am hopeful to see some color before the end of July!

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        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
        • Caladium Bulbs Mix

          Caladium Bulbs Mix

        • Yellow Tuberous Begonia

          Yellow Tuberous Begonia

        • Hanging Art Basket

          Hanging Art Basket

        Shipping

        Shipping begins in early February based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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        As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

        Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
        • Caladium Bulbs Mix

          Caladium Bulbs Mix

        • Yellow Tuberous Begonia

          Yellow Tuberous Begonia

        • Hanging Art Basket

          Hanging Art Basket

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