B and T World Seeds' reference number:
Common names for Begonia rex Imperial Hybrids:
Begonia rex Imperial Hybrids
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
131: Toxic Plants
149: Begonia Seed and Plant List
Begonia rex Imperial Hybrids seeds will usually germinate in 15-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Begonia rex Imperial Hybrids seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 25°C.
Sow on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Fibrous 70-75#F, tuberous 65-70#F.