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Begonia ‘Garden Angel Silver’ (Hardy Begonia)

Hardy Begonia, Garden Angel Series, Shrub Begonia

Begonia 'Garden Angel Silver', Garden Angel Silver Begonia, shade loving plants, summer flower bulbs, shade plants, Silver Leaves
Begonia 'Garden Angel Silver', Garden Angel Silver Begonia, shade loving plants, summer flower bulbs, shade plants, Silver Leaves

Quite cold-hardy, Begonia ‘Garden Angel Silver’ is an upright, mounding, evergreen perennial noted for its eye-catching foliage and strong garden performance. It produces shiny, bright silver, palmate leaves that resemble those of Japanese maples. They are adorned with mint green veins and little glints of frosty white at the leaf edges that catch the eye. In late summer, small bright pink flowers are an added bonus. But the primary contribution of this hardy Begonia is the beauty of its rich foliage. Fast-growing, it makes a valuable contribution to shady landscapes or containers.

  • Grows up to 24 in. tall and wide (60 cm).
  • Prefers part to full shade and fertile, rich, moist, and well-drained soils. Provide good air circulation. Applying winter mulch will increase survivability in borderline areas.
  • Cover the foliage with a deep mulch once the frost has hit the leaves.
  • The eye-catching foliage mixes well with hostas, ferns, and other shade perennials.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 - 11
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
Common names Begonia
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Full Shade
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Athyrium niponicum var. pictum (Painted Lady Fern)
Heuchera ‘Lime Marmalade’ (Coral Bells)
Dicentra spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’ (Bleeding Heart)
Hosta (Plantain Lily)

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Requirements

Hardiness 7 - 11
Heat Zones 5 - 9
Climate Zones 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Begoniaceae
Genus Begonia
Common names Begonia
Exposure Partial Sun, Shade
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Loam
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Full Shade
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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Do I Need?
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