Begonia Maxima Switzerland

£9.99

Begonia Maxima Switzerland

Pack of 10

(Code A9246)

£9.99

Pack of 30

(Code A9247)

£19.98
A sensational dark leaf variety of Begonia which produces and abundance of deep scarlet flowers. 3/4cm tubers supplied.

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour RED
Foliage Colour GREEN
Preferred Location
  • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
  • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade
Positive attributes
  • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
    container
How Supplied 3/4cm Tubers
Delivery Delivery within 28 days

Key Product Information

Delivery within 28 days

Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

RED

Foliage Colour

GREEN

Preferred Location
Suitable for planting in sunny locations
sun
Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
part-shade
How Supplied

3/4cm Tubers

Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Available to buy

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Plant Size

Mature Height 40cm
Mature Spread 20cm
Annual Growth 40cm
Annual Growth

40cm

Mature Height

40cm

Mature Spread

20cm

Planting Slightly below soil level.
Soil Type Fertile soil, with plenty of leaf mould.
Pruning Deadhead as required to encourage further growth spurts.
Planting

Slightly below soil level.

Soil Type

Fertile soil, with plenty of leaf mould.

Pruning

Deadhead as required to encourage further growth spurts.

Begonia tubers may be started into growth from February onwards. The easiest way is to put them into shallow boxes containing a mixture of loam, leaf mould and sand. Meanwhile, prepare the potting soil. Good top soil mixed with one-sixth part of manure should form the basis. To this prepared soil add leaf mould and it is often recommended that you add bonemeal to the compost. As soon as the shoots appear, you can pot them up in 15cm pots and place them in larger pots.
Begonias are particularly useful for bedding purposes and, if planted in beds which are enriched with well rotted or leaf mould will make a fine show. They should be started in shallow boxes in light soil; the saucer like tubers should be planted very shallow with the hollow side up. As soon as any danger of frost is passed then they can be transferred to their position in the garden at least 30cm apart. Begonias are great lovers of moisture and during dry weather they should be watered in the early morning or the evening.
  • Information
  • Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour RED
    Foliage Colour GREEN
    Preferred Location
    • Suitable for planting in sunny locations
      sun
    • Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
      part-shade
    Positive attributes
    • Suitable for growing in pots and containers
      container
    How Supplied 3/4cm Tubers
    Delivery Delivery within 28 days

    Key Product Information

    How Supplied

    3/4cm Tubers

    Delivery within 28 days

    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    RED

    Foliage Colour

    GREEN

    Preferred Location
    Suitable for planting in sunny locations
    sun
    Suitable for planting in partially shaded locations
    part-shade

    Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Available to buy

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Plant Size

    Mature Height 40cm
    Mature Spread 20cm
    Annual Growth 40cm
    Annual Growth

    40cm

    Mature Height

    40cm

    Mature Spread

    20cm

    Planting Plant in prepared soil, with a hole large enough to firmly hold the module.
    Soil Type Well drained fertile soil.
    Pruning Deadhead as necessary to prolong flowering.
    Planting

    Slightly below soil level.

    Soil Type

    Fertile soil, with plenty of leaf mould.

    Pruning

    Deadhead as required to encourage further growth spurts.

  • Planting & growing Instructions
  • Begonia tubers may be started into growth from February onwards. The easiest way is to put them into shallow boxes containing a mixture of loam, leaf mould and sand. Meanwhile, prepare the potting soil. Good top soil mixed with one-sixth part of manure should form the basis. To this prepared soil add leaf mould and it is often recommended that you add bonemeal to the compost. As soon as the shoots appear, you can pot them up in 15cm pots and place them in larger pots.
    Begonias are particularly useful for bedding purposes and, if planted in beds which are enriched with well rotted or leaf mould will make a fine show. They should be started in shallow boxes in light soil; the saucer like tubers should be planted very shallow with the hollow side up. As soon as any danger of frost is passed then they can be transferred to their position in the garden at least 30cm apart. Begonias are great lovers of moisture and during dry weather they should be watered in the early morning or the evening.