Canary Wing Begonia

Begonia 'Canary Wing' PP27149

Begoniaceae

Canary Wing Begonia
Canary Wing Begonia
Canary Wing Begonia
The yellow to gold foliage of Canary Wing Begonia creates a wonderful contrast to the rich red flowers that are produced spring to fall or year round under tropical conditions. Canary Wing Begonia makes an excellent choice for a specimen or companion plant in containers and hanging baskets, or as a bright addition to the garden and landscape. This easy to enjoy Begonia is perfect to brighten up semi-shaded porches and patios. Provide shade during the heat of the day for the best results. The bright red flowers attract hummingbirds and bees.

As the foliage of the Canary Wing Begonia matures it fades to chartreuse but is quickly replaced by golden new growth under average conditions. The light colored foliage will prefer shade during the heat of the day. Cool early morning or late evening sunlight is probably optimum. Begonias like a consistently moist soil but do not want to be kept soggy wet and should have good drainage. May be perennial in mild winter climates. Begonias generally prefer medium to high humidity. 

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Grows To: 12-18"H x 15-20"W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,(9?)

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Outdoor Light: Cool morning sunlight, Cool late afternoon sunlight, Filtered sunlight

Indoor Light: High

pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral

Soil & Moisture: Evenly moist but not soggy, moisture retentive, friable, well-drained soils.

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Jared E. Hughes, Groovy Plants Ranch, LLC. , Delaware, OH - 2014

This plant may be toxic to humans and/or animals, click here for details

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: All parts - Minor Toxicity if Ingested, Oxalates

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Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml

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