- Light Requirement is Full Sun to Full Shade
- Height 8-18 Inches
- Width 8-14 Inches
- Use as a filler when using in containers
- Unique compact plant with bronze & black leaves!
Fabulous foliage and flowers make this begonia a must-have for your containers and landscape. The foliage is a shade of dark bronze to black, highlights the masses of red, double blooms. With a height of 8-11 inches and a spread of 8-14 inches, this tough, compact plant will give you blooms all summer. It is easy care, heat tolerant, and vigorous.
Double Up™ loves the heat. It is native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Central and South America, Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. With its dense, upright, globe-shaped, uniform habit, it is perfect as a filler in containers, for mass planting in the landscape, and for borders. It makes a great edging plant.
Double Up Red Begonia Care
This easy-to-grow plant likes weekly feeding with ¼-strength fertilizer. No deadheading is needed; if it gets leggy, don’t be afraid to cut it back . Give it consistent moisture. Plant this begonia in a moist, well-drained area. It thrives in sun or shade.
Double Up Red Begonia Spacing
Space this plant 6-12 inches in the border. You may want to plant them a little closer together in a container.
Double Up Red Begonia Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11
|Flower Color(s): Red
|Bloom Period: Planting To Frost
|Foliage Color(s) Black
|Foliage Description: Dark bronze to black
|Light Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade
|Height Class: Medium
|Height: 8-18 Inches
|Spread: 8-14 Inches
|Spacing: 6-12 Inches
|Drought Tolerant: No
|Container Role: Filler
|Use Types: Border Plant, Container, Edging Plant, Landscape, Mass Planting
|Features: Continuous Bloom or Rebloomer, Foliage Interest, Deadheading Not Necessary
|Scientific Name: Double Up Red Begonia semperflorens 'LEGDBLRED' USPPAF, Can PBRAF
|Common Name: Double Up Red Begonia
|Other Name(s): Wax Begonia
|Plant Type: Annual
|Brand: Proven Winners
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.