NonStop Tuberous Begonias
Tuberous Begonias NonStop variety
(See also the page on Tuberous Begonias.) Here’s the difference between Non-stop and the regular giant tuberous begonias! Non-stops have more but smaller flowers and leaves, and . They are more heat tolerant for inland growers and more sun tolerant along the coast. Here’s the secret to year-long blooms: Non-stops start their bloom earlier (April) and end later (December) They can bloom non-stop all year if you do the right thing. Tuberous begonias go to sleep when the days get shorter and the temperatures get colder. We call that a day-length influenced plant. If you interrupt the total hours of night with an hour or more of artificial light and the weather stays reasonably warm, your non-stops will bloom all year
Upright and hanging varieties. Trim it back once in a while and just enjoy it!
Given good care, they are happy with several hours of any coastal sun except mid-day hot sun.
Feeding and Watering:
Major point: DON'T OVER WATER.
mostly come in the solid colors. Upright variety and three hanging varieties; Illumination, Tenella and the semi-hanging Panorama.
Season(s) Carried at Weidners:
Late spring thru summer
Container or ground?
Baskets or in the ground for upright variety
Mildew, give better air circulation and spray as soon as possible, Virus disease. No cure, throw away the plant or live with it. Shows up sometimes as mottled leaves. hard to diagnose., Broad mite. too small to see. damage show as hardened brown scarring on the undersides of the leaves. Hardened tip growth. Stem rot, cause: too much water, poor airflow and planting too deep. Shows up as a rotted area at the base of the stem.
The links below are to the instructions we give out at the nursery. This page contains additional and expanded information.