Plant name: Tuberous Begonia
Botanical name: Begonia tuberosa Non Stop Mix
Suggested by: Tom Sharples, Suttons Seeds
Virtues: Flowers from late June from an early sowing. Plants will continue to bloom until the first frosts, when the plant can be lifted and the tubers dried for replanting the following year.
Flower: Large, double, many colors.
Foliage: Attractive dark green leaves. There is a form with chocolate-colored foliage.
Habit: Compact and bushy to 12 inches.
Season: Summer to frost.
Companions: Annual blue lobelia.
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