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Elatior Begonia

Common Name

Elatior Begonia

Botanical Name

Begonia X hiemalis


Modern varieties are bred from species found in Tropical and Subtropical parts of South America.

Season Availability

All year round


Compact plant with dark green leaves and a bright display of waxy rose-like flowers.


White, Cream, Pink, Red, Yellow, Orange as well as some bi-colours

Growing Conditions

A cool indoor position with strong light and good air circulation. Keep away from direct sun. Ideal temperature range of 15°C- 24°C

Care Instructions

Water the compost once or twice a week depending on the temperature. Avoid wetting the flowers or leaves. Fertilise fortnightly with a soluble plant food and remove any aged flowers.