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What is a non stop begonia?

Non-stop begonias are a seeded double-flowered type of tuberous begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida). This means that they are started from seed, grow and flower in just one season. Or lift the tubers out of the soil after a light frost has killed the foliage.

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Herein, are non stop begonias perennial?

Although Nonstop begonia is usually grown as an annual, it is perennial in the temperate climate of U.S. Department of Agriculture growing zone 10 and above. Plant Nonstop begonias in a flower bed, hanging basket or patio container.

Secondly, how far apart to plant non stop begonias? Spacing: Outdoor Tubers Once plants have established tubers and are ready to be put outside they require more space. Plant begonia tubers in a loose foundation 8 to 12 inches apart, with indented or sprouting side up, to give the plants room to grow.

Herein, how do you over winter non stop begonias?

  1. Question: How do I overwinter tuberous begonias?
  2. Answer: Carefully dig up the tuberous begonias within a few days of a killing frost. Leave a small amount of soil around each tuber. Cut off the stems about 1 inch above the tubers. Place the tubers in a cool, dry area to cure for 2 to 3 weeks.

How do you care for potted begonias?

Water begonias carefully.

  1. Let the potting soil dry out slightly between watering during lower light and cooler temperatures of late fall and winter.
  2. If possible, use room temperature water that has been distilled.
  3. Mist the foliage of Rex (foliage) type begonias twice a week or provide high humidity to avoid leaf drop.

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