Begonia odorata 'Alba'
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Common Name:
White Angel
Ornamental Features:
White fragrant flowers sit atop shiny, glossy green foliage. VIRUS INDEXED AND NEGATIVE
Habit and Growth Rate:
Bushy fibrous-rooted shrub-like floriferous Begonia. Moderate grower, slower in the winter months. Grows to 3 feet tall blooming in spring.
Landscape Value:
Use in the landscape to brighten up a shady area, or use in a mixed border.
Zone 10
Use a moderate amount of moisture. Use a humus rich, well-draining soil. Requires partial to full shade.
Pot Size & Finish Time:
1 gallon (14 to 18 weeks)
Propagation Methods:
Tissue culture and division.
Pest/Disease Problems:
Foliar fungus.
More Information:
MEDIA: Airy mix of Peat, Bark and Perlite MEDIA MOISTURE MANAGEMENT: Range of 2 (on 1-5 scale, 5 being an aquatic) LIGHT: >1200 Ft candles HUMIDITY: >40% to 70% SOIL TEMP: keep between 55 and 85 degrees F PH: 5.8-6.2