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Explore the Begonia collection - Spring Flowering bulbs

Begonias are versatile and easy-to-grow flowers, making them an excellent choice for both beginners and experienced gardeners. They thrive in various conditions, including shade, partial sun, and even indoor environments. Begonias are known for their lush foliage and stunning blooms, which range from delicate pastels to bold, vivid hues. 

We offer a wide variety of spring-flowering Begonia bulbs, perfect for adding vibrant colors and elegant beauty to your garden or landscape. Our high-quality Begonia bulbs come in an array of shapes, sizes, and colors to suit any gardener's taste. Browse our collection to find the ideal Begonia bulbs for your outdoor space. Our Hanging/ Pendula Begonias have an amazing fragrance and our perfect for hanging baskets, while our Double Begonias are the Camelia type and real showstoppers. 

Frequently Asked Questions

To plant Begonia bulbs, start by selecting a location with well-draining soil and partial sun or light shade. Prepare the planting area by loosening the soil to a depth of about 2 inches and mixing in organic matter or compost to enrich the soil.

Plant the bulbs about 1-2 inches deep with the rounded side facing down, spacing them approximately 8-12 inches apart. Water thoroughly after planting to help the soil settle around the bulbs and encourage root growth. Adding a layer of mulch on top of the soil can help retain moisture and maintain a consistent temperature for the bulbs.

The ideal time to plant Begonia bulbs is in the spring after the risk of frost has passed. In warmer climates, you can plant them as early as February, while colder regions may require waiting until April or May.

Planting at the right time ensures that your Begonias have the best chance to establish a healthy root system and produce stunning blooms. Be sure to monitor your local weather conditions and adjust your planting time accordingly to avoid exposing your bulbs to freezing temperatures.

Begonia bulbs generally take about 12-16 weeks to grow and bloom. During this time, they will develop a strong root system and lush foliage before producing their vibrant flowers.

Once they start blooming, Begonias will continue to flower throughout the summer and into the fall, providing a long-lasting display of color in your garden. To encourage continuous blooming, remove spent flowers to redirect the plant's energy into producing more blossoms.

Begonias can tolerate a range of sunlight conditions, from partial sun to light shade. They prefer bright, indirect light and will thrive in locations where they receive morning or late afternoon sun. Too much direct sunlight can cause the foliage to scorch or the flowers to fade, so it's essential to choose a planting location that provides the right balance of light.

If you're growing Begonias in containers, you can move them around to find the optimal light conditions. Keep an eye on your plants and adjust their exposure as needed to ensure healthy growth and vibrant blooms.

After your Begonias finish blooming, it's important to allow the foliage to die back naturally. This process helps the plant store energy for the next growing season. As the leaves turn yellow and wither, reduce watering and allow the soil to dry out. Once the foliage has completely died back, you have two options:

If you live in a region with mild winters, you can leave the bulbs in the ground. Apply a layer of mulch to protect the bulbs from any unexpected temperature fluctuations.

In colder climates, it's best to dig up the bulbs for storage. Carefully lift the bulbs from the soil, remove excess dirt, and allow them to air-dry for about a week. Once dry, store them in a well-ventilated, cool, and dark place, such as a garage or basement. Use a container filled with peat moss, sawdust, or vermiculite to store the bulbs, ensuring they don't touch each other to prevent rot.

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