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‘Crackling Fire’ begonia

Begonia 'Crackling Fire'

Gorgeous new series of boliviensis begonias in six colors – Red, Orange, Yellow, Creamy Yellow, Pink and White. Perfect for baskets and containers. Plants are more sun and drought tolerant than other begonias. Crackling Fire begonias are low maintenance and self-cleaning. Plants are loaded with flowers and bloom continuously until frost. Their sturdy, upright habit prevents breakage.  Plants reach a height of 4-10 inches with a spread of up to 10 inches. Crackling Fire is perfect as a container plant or hanging basket and thrives in full to partial sun. -Suntory Collection

Noteworthy CharacteristicsDrought-tolerant once established.

CarePinch as flowers are spent.

  • Genus : Begonia
  • Plant Type : Annuals
  • Tolerance : Drought Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Flower Color : Pink, Red, White, Yellow
  • Bloom Time : Spring, Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest

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