Begonia Wax White Begonia Semperflorens is a tender herbaceous perennial, which is mostly grown as a garden annual. This attractive, compact flowering plant can be grown from Begonia seeds. Wax Begonia features bushy foliage with succulent stems and tightly packed waxy green leaves. White Begonia produces clusters of single or double white flowers, and it blooms throughout the entire season until first frost. The showy and fragrant Begonia flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees. Wax Begonia can be grown as a perennial in USDA zones 8-11.
Begonia Wax White is widely grown in flower beds and borders. The Begonia plant is low-growing, and that makes an ideal flower for pots, containers, handing baskets, and window boxes. Begonia Semperflorens seeds should not be covered, because this flower seeds need light to germinate. Wax Begonia grows well in partial shade, and the plant requires well-drained soil with regular watering provided to look its best. Begonia can survive short periods of drought.
Height: 6-8 Inches
Bloom Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Average, Moist well-drained, pH 5.5-6.2
USDA Zones: 8-11 (As Perennial) All regions of North America (As Annual)
Sow Inside: Winter (8-12 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outside: N/A
Seed Depth: Surface sowing - press seeds slightly into the soil
Days to Emerge: 17-28