Common Name: Foliage Begonia
Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)
Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright
Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Drought Tolerant
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Width: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Exposure: Shade, Partial Sun
General Information: Low-maintenance item will tolerate shade, partial shade and dry conditions for great success in many locations.
Showy plants give a big “wow” factor – makes the neighbors jealous!
Idea & Tips: Tolerates dry conditions better than vegetative Rex begonias – possible fewer losses.
Grower Information: Best for: 6-in. (15-cm) pots
Amazing foliage begonia brings a big “wow” factor to retail programs. Showy displays, low water needs and indoor/outdoor versatility make Gryphon popular with retailers and gardeners. It’s easy and quick to produce, as Gryphon fits into existing begonia plug culture.
Height: 14 to 16 in./35 to 40 cm in shade, 12 to 14 in./30 to 35 cm in partial sun; may grow to 30 in./75 cm tall in hot/humid conditions