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** Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 Bank Holiday - Mail Order Deliveries **

Due to the first week in June being a 3 day working week we are planning to suspend dispatching plants during that week. We will do our best to get any existing orders sent this coming week (commencing 23rd MAY).  Orders received after 20th May could be subject to delay as our courier is expecting the following week (commencing 6th June) to be very busy.

If your order is urgent please let us know and we will see what we can do.

Buy 6 or more tender, half-hardy or exotic plants online and get 20% off

20% off Hardy Shrubs until 30th June

Begonia albopicta 'Rosea'

Common Name:
Plant Family: Begoniaceae
Plant Type: Tender Perennial

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A pretty cane begonia, growing to about a metre, with medium-sized, long spotty leaves, and hanging clusters of pink flowers. A great easy to look after house plant. Shade from hot sun.

20% off 6 or more
Exotics
Begonia albopicta 'Rosea'
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 Begonia albopicta 'Rosea'Begonia albopicta 'Rosea' 

POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  9 cm
Season of Interest:  All year round
Sun or Shade:  Part Shade
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)
Position/Situation:  Shady spot indoors/under glass
Suggested Use:  Houseplant
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Variegated
Habit/Shape:  Upright
Evergreen:  Yes

Availability:  

<b>Currently being propagated, please enquire </b>  

Currently being propagated, please enquire

Price:  £5.85
List Price:  £6.50
Saving Of:  £0.65 (10%)

We have a range of Begonias, mostly of the cane variety (having stiff upright stems supporting often heavily and attractively spotted leaves). Rhizomatous cultivars are shorter and bushier, the leaves arising from rhizomes (fat more or less horizontal stems which lie close to the ground). The leaves of most  Begonias are typically lop-sided, and are red on the underside, which adds to the leaf coloration especially when back-lit. The pink, red or white flowers are small but often produced in large bunches. All need shade from hot sun & make excellent houseplants. Grow in a loam-based compost for stability, with added grit or bark to make a free draining mix. They need to be kept on the dry side when growth slows in winter, especially if the leaves fall.  They need a minimum 10 °C to maintain growth, but we have found that most plants will survive near freezing temperatures, though most will lose their leaves. Many of our cane Begonias survived a couple of degrees of frost in our greenhouse.

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £25) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.