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Begonia Bossa Nova (Trailing) "Rose" - 9cm x 3 Plants

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Botanical name

Begonia 'Bossa Nova 

Other names

Begonia 'Bossa Nova ', Begonia boliviensis 'Bossa Nova '



Variety or Cultivar

'Bossa Nova ' _ '' is a tender, trailing, evergreen perennial, often grown as an annual, with triangular, toothed, dark green leaves and pendent, tubular, red-flushed, white flowers from midsummer into autumn.

Native to

Garden origin




Arching, Compact



Green, Red in Summer; Green, Red in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Mealybugs , Tarsonemid mites , Thrips

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care


Overwinter indoors or discard at the end of the growing season. Requires little or no pruning.

Propagation methods

Stem tubers

Where to grow

Begonia 'Bossa Nova Pure White' (Bossa Nova Series) (Begonia 'Bossa Nova Pure White') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Conservatory, Containers, Greenhouse, Hanging baskets


In frost-free areas, grow in containers in loam-based, neutral to acid compost or in the ground in fertile, well-drained, neutral to acid soil in partial shade. Tolerates heat and moderate drought. Avoid waterlogged conditions. Under glass, grow in light, well-drained, neutral to acid, loam-based or loamless soil in bright light and shade from direct sun.

Soil type


Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral


Partial Shade, Full Sun


North, East, West