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Begonia Gryphon

Gryphon is an upright, mounding begonia with eye-catching, thick, deep green glossy palmate leaves adorned with a silver overlay. Both the undersides of the leaves and stems have a contrasting orange-red colour. Prized for its foliage. Works well in shade planters and hanging baskets.

  • »  Low-maintenance item will tolerate shade, partial shade and dry conditions for great success in many locations
  • »  Showy plants give a big “wow” factor – makes the neighbors jealous!

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Attributes
Container
Great Foliage
House Plant
Low Maintenance
Exposure
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Purple
Silver
Habit
Mounding
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Additional Information about Begonia 'Gryphon'

Plug crop time: 8 to 9 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 6 weeks

  • Easy-care, low-water plant blends beauty with strength and durability to make a dramatic statement in mixed or solo containers.
  • Fits into existing begonia plug culture; easier and quicker to produce than vegetative foliage types.
  • More tolerant of stressful conditions than Rex begonias for less shrink.
  • Retailers appreciate the longer sales window and versatility for outdoor container and indoor pot plant sales.
  • Unique tropical appearance perfect impulse item.
  • Lets consumers extend their enjoyment by bringing plants indoors at the end of the season.

Height: 14 to 16 in./35 to 40 cm in shade, 12 to 14 in./30 to 35 cm in partial sun; may grow to 30 in./75 cm tall in hot/humid conditions Best for: 6-in. (15-cm) pots

Amazing foliage begonia brings a big “wow” factor to retail programs. Showy displays, low water needs and indoor/outdoor versatility make Gryphon popular with retailers and gardeners. It’s easy and quick to produce, as Gryphon fits into existing begonia plug culture.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Begonia 'Gryphon'

Tolerates dry conditions better than vegetative Rex begonias – possible fewer losses. Average fertilization required.

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