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Begonia Glowing Embers

MarranMarran Posts: 159
Has anyone found the way to overwinter "Glowing Embers"?  Any tips appreciated!


  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 18,904
    I think that’s an annual type.  You could bring it indoors and maybe get a bit more out of it. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 72,612
    Nope .... I failed miserably.  Wish I'd tried cuttings. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 9,857
    I overwinter mine.
    They are tuberous, so I bring them inside about now, let them die back and then dig up the tubers.
    I replant in February, but don't plant out till after the frosts.
    Southern trees bear a strange fruit
    Blood on the leaves and blood at the root
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 3,775
    I've had mine 4 years!
    It lives in my back porch and when it dies down I move it down from its space in full sun to a lower shelf and let it dry out. I look out for new shoots in the spring and then water it carefully. I repot and feed as necessary and it flowers every year. It's still in flower now :)
  • I’ve got the same one ‘ glowing embers’ what a beauty. I’ve taken some cuttings and put them in pots of half perlite and half potting compost and they seem to have taken. But, I didn’t realise that they could regrow again next year if left to dry out. I will bring the whole plant indoors and keep it dry and hopefully it will survive. 
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