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Begonia ‘Citra’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


This vigorous trailer is always in bloom with vibrant, semi-double flowers. These unusual flowers are lemon-gold, edged in Chinese red. Pine green leaves. Super trailing and exceptionally graceful & showy in a hanging basket.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 32″ / 20″ / –“
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

SKU: BEGCIT Categories: ,
Common Name Hanging Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
species --
Plant Type Annual
US Patent # --
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy --
Exposure Full Shade
Growth Habit Spreading / Trailing
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
How Different? Unique
Landscape Value Use in a hanging basket for continuous flower color.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 32" / 20" / --"
Soil (Garden) Average porosity, organic soil.
Water (Garden) Average to high. Prefers humid conditions.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 1.2 – 2.4
pH 6.0 – 6.5
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes Sanitation of media and growing conditions is critical. Greenhouse production recommended for best environmental controls. Avoid use of overhead irrigation. Do not crowd plants as this can lead to more disease problems and stretched plants. Do not plant too deep.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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