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First ever indoor Begonia

BijdezeeBijdezee BPosts: 1,484
Is it supposed to be droopy flowers? Didn't look like that on the packet. I had three tubers and only one grew. It seems healthy but looks a bit weird. What do you think? Also when is it 'over' for the year and do I just let it die back and store the tuber somewhere frost free? 

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  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,912
    That’s what they do. You need to take the female flowers off if you want it to keep flowering. Once it’s made seeds it will stop.
    when it dies down later you leave it in the pot until the green dies and drops off then you can sore the corm in newspaper, indoors somewhere cool, and bring out to start again next March. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • BijdezeeBijdezee BPosts: 1,484
    Oh thanks  :) so its normal then. 
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,912
    I think so, they have very heavy flowers, if you take the females off it will be lighter, that’s the ones with the green pod behind.
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • BijdezeeBijdezee BPosts: 1,484
    OK thanks, will do that. 
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