Begonia SHADE ANGEL™ 'Aurora'Begonia SHADE ANGEL™ 'Aurora'

Begonia SHADE ANGEL™ ‘Aurora’


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.


Unlike any previous Begonia breeding. As easy as an old fashioned Angel Wing, but with the TERRA NOVA® twist. Indoors or out, this is a standout! Absolutely iridescent foliage in aquamarine, lavender, raspberry pink and cream overlaid with mother-of-pearl. Wow!

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 9-11
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 18″ / 18″ / 12″
Exposure: Full Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July, August, September, October

SKU: BEGAUR Categories: ,
Common Name Begonia
Family Begoniaceae
species --
Plant Series Begonia SHADE ANGEL™ Series
Plant Type Annual
US Patent # PP25855
EU Grant # --
Bloom Time June, July, August, September, October
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green, Purple
Dormancy --
Exposure Full Shade
Growth Habit Mounding
Growth Rate Fast
Hardiness Zone 9, 10, 11
How Different? Very unique coloration. Also unusual as it is a non-cane forming Angel Wing Begonia.
Landscape Value Use in mixed containers and/or as a houseplant.
Most Active Growing Season Summer
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 18" / 18" / 12"
Soil (Garden) Fertile, rich, moist soil with good porosity.
Water (Garden) Keep evenly moist.
Special Uses Deep South
Comments --
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.2 – 2.4
pH 6.0 – 6.5
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 8 – 10 weeks
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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