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Begonia Seeds - Festival Dwarf Mixture

Botanical - Begoniaceae


Seed Count:
150 Seeds
Usually despatched within 24 hours
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Price £1.62

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150 Seeds.

Other Names - Wax Begonia, Semperflorens, Wax Leaf Begonia…

The vigorous and productive Begonia Festival Dwarf Mixture produces a superb range of colours to liven up the summer borders, hanging baskets or containers. The leaves of this Semperflorens variety adds interest with it's light and dark coloured waxy foliage.

  • Productive over a long season.
  • Brightly coloured blooms.
  • Popular bedding plant.

Suitable For - Bedding plants, hanging baskets, pot plant

Sowing Months - January - March

Flowering Months - June - October

Soil Preperation

To help with moisture retention and fertility add a good amount of well rotted manure or compost to the soil. If the soil is a heavy clay add some gritty sand to help with drainage. Remove weeds from the area.

General Information
Habit Annual Soil type Moist, well drained, humus rich soil
Type Semperflorens Distance between plants 20 - 30 cm
Position Full sun or partial shade Sowing depth Surface
Average height 20 - 30 cm Germination Temperature 20 to 24℃
Average spread 20 - 30 cm Days to germination 7 - 21 days
Hardiness Half hardy down to 0 RHS Bee friendly No
Soil Ph   RHS Award winner No

Sowing Guide

Early Sowing/Module Sowing

Carefully sow the tiny seeds on the surface of damp compost in trays, modules or pots.
Lightly firm the seeds into the compost however do not cover.
Place the container in a clear polythene bag and seal or if preferred place in a propagator. Do not exclude light as this will help the seeds germinate. Avoid direct exposure to hot sun at this point.
As soon as germination starts remove from the propagator or sealed bag and place in a lit area with a reduced temperature (room temperature is ideal).
Avoid overwatering the young seedlings.
When the seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into 7.5 cm pots.
Grow on in frost free conditions. Plant out when the plants are strong and all risk of frost has passed.
It is important for these tender plants to be hardened off over 1 - 2 weeks before planting out to reduce shock.

Direct Sowing

For best results start the plants indoors.

Growing On

Water well until the newly planted begonia's are established.
Water established plants well during hot dry weather.


To encourage more blooms to grow dead-head regularly throughout the growing season.

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