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Begonia Bonfire®
Hundreds of Fiery Bells Bring in Butterflies and Hummers!

Begonia Bonfire®

Southern Zones 7-11 Begin Shipping 4/7/14
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Mild Zones and South 6-11 Begin Shipping 4/21/14
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All Zones open to Ship beginning 5/5/14
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Happy in sun or partial shade, this trailing plant is a must-have for baskets, windowboxes, and planters!

The flowers appear all summer, then encore in autumn!

The Fire® Begonia that began it all! This beautiful, very free-flowering Begonia sets hundreds upon hundreds of wide-open dangling bell-shaped blooms over two long seasons. The fiery hot-orange flowers appear on scarlet stems, simply beguiling every butterfly and hummingbird for miles around (not to mention the lucky gardener who gets to enjoy them up close every day!). Tolerant of full sun but also content in partial shade, this is a vigorous, colorful, unbelievably lovely Begonia you simply can't do without!

Two inches high and wide, these flowers begin as soon as the hot summer weather arrives, and won't quit until summer's end. Even then, it turns out they were only resting -- after a few weeks, you'll get an autumn encore in all but the coldest climates! If you live in a warm area, the fall repeat can be nearly as spectacular as the summer-long spectacle! Now that's flower power!

Bonfire® grows about 18 to 36 inches high and trails 24 to 36 inches long, so it's a bushy, very full presence for any container or even the garden bed. We think it looks stunning in hanging baskets, its olive-green foliage offering a nicely muted backdrop to the fiery blooms. It doesn't mind a bit of dry weather, and remains neat despite its trailing habit.

The Fire® series was bred in New Zealand by plantsman Anthony Tesselaar, and has become an instant classic. And why not? They offer an entirely new look, coupled with masses of blooms, great tolerance of heat and drought, and a tidy trailing habit just ideal for containers. Consider Bellfire® as a companion to Bonfire® -- you'll love its pinkish-plum foliage!

Garden Fresh Express Shipping at No Extra Charge
When it's time for your plants to make their journey from our greenhouses to your doorstep, we take no chances with their health. Every plant receives Express (2-day) shipping at the more economical standard shipping rates, so that it arrives promptly, without enduring delays along the way.
Genus Begonia
Species boliviensis
Variety Bonfire®
Bloom Season Early Summer - Mid Fall
Habit Spreading
Plant Height 18 in - 24 in
Plant Width 24 in - 3 ft
Bloom Size 2 in
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Hummingbird Lovers, Long Bloomers, Repeat Bloomer, Season Extenders
Bloom Color Orange
Foliage Color Olive Green
Light Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Requirements Dry, Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Baskets, Beds, Containers, Fall Color, Outdoor
Restrictions Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico

Superior Quality - Hand Grown To Perfection!

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Each plant is grown to perfection and ready to take off in your garden or in your best containers; they are the absolute best quality annuals anywhere. Our wide selection includes high quality heirloom tomatoes, compact patio vegetables, exclusive combination plantings, trailing Petunias, Calibrachoas, flowering vines, and foliage plants




Exclusive Growing Media Produces Vigorous Growth

Our special blend creates the ideal density and balance of pH levels for best root development and water retention. This encourages quicker rooting, better branching, and more vigorous growth. gives them the head start they need to grow their best!

State of the Art Environmental Controls

Our greenhouses offer state-of-the-art environmental controls to ensure the health and vitality of your plants. Each plant is hand-grown and inspected by industry professionals. We’ve been growing superior plants for many decades, and we treat each with care. Regular monitoring and good old-fashioned attention to detail make Park plants far better cared for than the mass-produced trays you might find elsewhere.

Delivered in Biodegradable Elle Pots

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Our 6-packs of annual plants are grown in biodegradable Elle Pots. These fabric sleeves allow air, water, and even plant roots to penetrate. The result is terrific aeration, less soil compaction, and superior root growth. Plants grown from cuttings in Elle Pots establish much more quickly, stay healthier during growth and shipping, and transplant easily into your garden or container. Each Elle Pot is approximately 2 inches long, 2 ½ inches wide, and 3 inches deep. When you order a 6-pack, you receive six Elle Pots in a unit 7 inches long, 5 inches wide, and 3 inches deep.

Garden Fresh Express Shipping at No Extra Charge

When it’s time for your plants to make their journey from our greenhouses to your doorstep, we take no chances with their health. Every plant receives Express (2-day) shipping at the more economical standard shipping rates, so that it arrives promptly, without enduring delays along the way.

Park’s Famous Guarantee

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Mother Nature offers no guarantees, but we at Park Seed sure do! Here is our unequivocal guarantee and how to use it. All Park Seed products are guaranteed to be high quality, true to type, shipped properly, and to perform as advertised. If you plant has received our recommended care and doesn’t perform to your satisfaction, notify us and we will replace it free of charge or provide the cost of the product as credit toward a future purchase. If any plant was damaged in shipping, please notify us immediately at 800-845-3369.

If any annual plant does not meet your standards, contact us at 800-845-3369 within 14 days of receipt. It’s that simple.