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wintering my Bergonia's

Herefordshire, United Kingdom Gb

Bergonia's....what do i do with them for winter to ensure that they look just as lovely next summer.



Rosie - you forgot to tell us which plants you're asking about. Could you do that, please, then we should be able to help.

9 Oct, 2010


Sorry, just found this site today and should have spent a little more time getting to know it, but so excited that I had found such a helpful site. Fairly new to gardening and hoping to gain info from those that truely know. Many thanks.

9 Oct, 2010


Don't worry! OK. Here's what I do - wait until your begonias have dropped their flowers and stems, then take the corms/tubers into a frost-free place, and after letting them dry out, store them in dry sawdust or compost until the spring, when you can plant them in trays or pots at the surface of damp compost and start them off again.

I'm assuming here that they are the ones with corms, not the small flowered bedding ones?? Those are really annuals, and won't come through the winter.

Hope that helps - and welcome to GOY. You'll soon find your way round. :-))

9 Oct, 2010

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