Begonia 'Madame Queen'Begonia 'Madame Queen'

Begonia ‘Madame Queen’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.


Stunning variety with large, glossy, copper-colored leaves, a ruffled and frilled edge, and a red reverse. Prominent light green veins radiate from the center of the leaves. Tall sprays of deep pink flowers. Vigorous grower. Upright rhizomatous type. Wonderful in containers.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 20″ / 28″ / 28″
Exposure: Full Shade
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Common Name Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
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Plant Type Annual
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Flower Color --
Foliage Color Green, Red
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Exposure Full Shade
Growth Habit Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 10, 11
How Different? Copper colored leaves with a ruffled and frilled edge.
Landscape Value Houseplant, shade garden or container, mixed container.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Annual
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 20" / 28" / 28"
Soil (Garden) Average porosity, organic soil.
Water (Garden) Average to high. Prefers humid conditions.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments Can be sold as a bedding plant in warm areas. Good container plant and mixer.
Water (Greenhouse) Dry slightly between waterings.
EC 1.2 – 2.4
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 150 – 200 ppm
Notes Sanitation of media and growing conditions is critical. Greenhouse production recommended for best environmental controls. Avoid use of overhead irrigation. Do not crowd plants as this can lead to more disease problems and stretched plants. Do not plant too deep.
Finish Time to 4″ 4 – 6 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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