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Begonia grandis 'Heron's Pirouette'


Begonia grandis 'Heron's Pirouette' is a hardy, fall-blooming hardy begonia with bright pink flowers in larger clusters.

Begonia grandis is a beautiful very hardy species with light green, nicely textured foliage. In late summer through the fall it is topped with masses of bright candy pink flowers which last almost until frost. 'Heron's Pirouette' is a Dan Hinkley collection from Heronswood with larger flower clusters than the species on tall plants with green leaf reverses. A great plant in combination with ferns and Hosta and for colour in the fall shade garden.

Common Name: Hardy Begonia

Family: Begoniaceae (The Begonia Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-10

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: No

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Shady slopes or moist places.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

Asia and the Pacific - Himalayas

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