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Begonias are shade-loving flowers that come in a wide variety of beautiful colors. Learn how to care for begonias in your garden!
What are Begonias
Begonias are a versatile plant that can be grown as houseplants, in containers, or outdoors in the garden. They are low-maintenance and require minimal care, making them ideal for beginner gardeners.
When to plant
Begonias are not frost-hardy. To avoid damage from cold weather, wait until all danger of frost has passed and the soil temperature is approximately 60°F before planting them outside.
Where to plant
Begonias are ideal plant for borders and flower boxes. Trailing begonias look marvelous planted in hanging baskets, and smaller varieties look fantastic grouped in mass.
How to plant Begonias
Begonias need well-drained, fertile soil and are prone to root rot if the ground gets soggy.
Caring for Begonias
Fertilize outdoor plants monthly and indoor plants every other week with a liquid fertilizer for a full show of blooms. Avoid getting the leaves wet to prevent fungal problems.
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