Begonia ‘Tie Dye’ (Begonia rex hybrid)

Begonia ‘Tie Dye’ (Begonia rex hybrid)

Begonia ‘Tie Dye’ (Begonia rex hybrid)

Here’s another Logee’s exclusive hybrid from Logee’s third generation owner and horticulturist, Byron Martin. ‘Tie Dye’ is a standard rex with deep red spirals in the leaves. The spirals are tight turns and the leaves carry that classic tie-dye look with its red and green markings. This new hybrid tends to have less of a winter dormancy than other rex begonias.
2.5" Pot Size
In stock 71 available
More Information
Hardiness Zone 10
Sun Requirement Partial Sun
Grows to 14"
Minimum Temperature Indoors 60

Tips for Success:

• Place in good light; some direct sunlight is needed.
• Accurate watering – Bring plant to a slight wilt between

• Moderate fertilizer once a month. Stop fertilizer in the winter.
• Keep humidity above 50% and night temperatures above

• Growth cycle slows and stops for 2-3 months in the winter.
  Plants can lose some leaves during this resting period.
  This is normal. Continue normal watering.

• Use terra cotta or clay pots.
• Keep an eye out for mildew to which Rexes have some

Treating Mildew

• Identify - Appears as a white powder on the surface of the
  leaves, usually at the change of seasons.
• Treatment - Apply a baking soda solution -1Tbl/quart with a
  dribble of dishwashing detergent.
• Application - Spray at first signs and reapply every other day for
  4-5 applications.
• Prevention - Spray once every 3 months. Pure Neem Oil is
  effective on mildew.

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