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Other common names
begonia 'Pin Up'
Begonia can be annuals, evergreen or deciduous perennials or shrubs, with fibrous, tuberous or rhizomatous roots and usually asymmetrical leaves, often strikingly patterned, and small or large flowers, both male and female in the same cluster
Tuberhybrida begonias are bushy tuberous perennials with glossy leaves and usually double flowers in small clusters in summer; most are dormant in winter
'Pin Up' is a compact, upright Tuberhybrida begonia with green or bronze-tinted leaves and single white flowers 8-10cm across, shaded with rosy-pink on the margins of the petals
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Sand, Chalk
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to slightly acid soil in partial shade
Propagate by seed sown in spring or division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back after flowering
Pests May be attacked by caterpillars, aphids, mites, mealybugs, thrips and vine weevils
Susceptible to grey moulds, powdery mildews and stem rot
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