Begonia grandis ‘Nanjiang Silver’
1 packet of approximately 100+, naturally small, hand pollinated, fresh seeds. A new variety of the species collected from Sichuan, China that is ideal for growing in a woodland type garden. Produces silver spotted leaves (more pronounced in the first spring leaves) with red undersides and pink, autumn flowers. The plants stems are attractive, having red nodes which produce bulbils in the autumn. Comes into growth quite late in the season. Height 45 cm. Full to part shade in a sheltered position in moist, humus-rich, well draining soil with a winter mulch. Fully hardy in the UK.
Before purchasing, please do an internet search for instructions on how to grow Begonias from seed as, due to their size, they may be difficult to grow for inexperienced gardeners (and instructions will not be sent).