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Plant Care - Begonia - Reiger

Light: Moderate location is preferred.
Water:  Moderately moist soil is preferred.  Water thoroughly when just the soil surface is dry to the touch.  Do not allow plant to stand in wate
Temperature: Moderate – Prefers 65-70 daytime’s and 50-60 nights
Availability:All year with greatest popularity in spring.
Color Range: Orange, red, pink, yellow, white.
Lasting Quality: Continuous flowering under proper conditions.
Key Tips for Success: This showy plants boasts large flowers up to two inches across.  To maintain flowering, keep the plant in good light.  Excellent in summer for pots or hanging baskets in shady locations outdoors.  Cut back stems 3 to 4 times during the year to maintain good plant shape.  Reiger Begonias do not like high night temperatures over 70 which can cause flower drop.  They also do not like high humidity which can cause soft stems and rot.  Provide good air circulation


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