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Benary's Nonstops are perhaps the number one choice for window boxes in Europe. This tuberous Begonia produces 100% double flower, 3.5" across on 12" plants.
Big, double, fiery shades of orange blossoms on an upright, bushy plant with green foliage slightly more heat tolerant that other tuberous begonias--that describes 'Non-Stop Apricot.' It belongs to the Tuberhybrida Group, a collection of begonias derived from species native to the Andes Mountains of South America. Plants arise from winter-dormant tubers. The extravagant flowers are produced from summer to mid-autumn and are set among open, succulent stems across the plant. They are produced in a cluster of three orange buds, with two smaller female flowers next to the larger, usually double (extra petals) and showier male flower. Leaves are fleshy, jagged and pointed, glossy, and dark green in color.
This begonia needs a rich but well-drained soil in a partially...