- Light Requirement is Full Shade to Partial Shade
- Height 8-12 Inches
- Width 12-14 Inches
- Use as a filler when using in containers
- Hummingbird favorite!
Nonstop® Fire Begonia is a double flower in a bright orange against a canvas of dark green foliage. The plant provides a welcome splash of color to part shade or shade areas from late spring to frost.
Nonstop Fire Tuberous Begonia is a perennial native to tropical South America and south Africa. It is not cold hardy in the United States. It is heat tolerant so stays pretty until frost. Deer and rabbits don’t like this plant, but hummingbirds love it. It makes a nice border, looks good in the landscape, in hanging baskets, and in mixed containers. Its upright growth makes it a filler in containers.
Nonstop® Fire Begonia Care
Nonstop® Fire Tuberous Begonia grows in part shade to shade. When planting in the landscape, it should have compost or slow-release fertilizer sprinkled beside it. If in a container or hanging basket, fertilize regularly with water soluble fertilizer. Nonstop® Fire Tuberous Begonia needs regular watering, especially in containers and hanging baskets.
This plant does not need deadheading, but it will look neater if you deadhead it. Nonstop® Fire Tuberous Begonia needs fertile, well-drained soil that has a neutral pH or is slightly acidic.
Nonstop® Fire Begonia Spacing
Nonstop® Fire Tuberous Begonia is a short (8-12 inches) but wide (12-14 inches) plant. For the best growth and maximum blossoms, plant with a spacing of 12-16 inches.
Nonstop® Fire Begonia Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 10-11
|Flower Color(s): Orange
|Bloom Period: Planting To Frost
|Foliage Color(s) Green
|Light Exposure: Full Shade to Partial Shade
|Height Class: Short
|Height: 8-12 Inches
|Spread: 12-14 Inches
|Spacing: 12-16 Inches
|Drought Tolerant: No
|Container Role: Filler
|Use Types: Container, Landscape
|Features: Low Maintenance, Deadheading Not Necessary
|Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberhybrida 'Fire'
|Common Name: Nonstop® Fire Begonia
|Other Name(s): Tuberous Begonias
|Plant Type: Annual
|Brand: Proven Selections
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.