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Plant of the Week: Solenia Begonia

Continuing our summer annual theme, Solenia Begonias are another great choice for flower beds. Somewhat unique from it’s Wax relative, the Solenia Begonia has waxy leaves but a rose-like bloom from spring through fall. Available in orange, red, pink, and yellow shades, it is an excellent choice for mass plantings or as accents.

Light Needs: Sun, partial shade, or full shade

Watering Needs: Resilient in dry weather

Average Size: 6″-12″ tall

Why we love this plant: The impressive bloom on the Solenia Begonia says it all! We love the unique and sophisticated look of this summer annual.