Begonia hybrid 'Solenia Velvet Red'

Eliator Begonia

Photo courtesy of Ball Horticulture

  • Sun tolerant Begonia!
  • Vigorous growth
  • Multi-stemmed; heavy flowering plant
  • Excellent choice for hanging baskets and containers
  • Mildew resistant
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
No Deadheading
No Deadheading

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers evenly moist, well drained soil.  Once etablished can tolerate dry spells.  Trim as needed to reshape plant and promote more branching and blossoms.  Feed regularly.

Height: 8-12 in
Spread: 8-12 in
Spacing: 8-12 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~6 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Red
Zone: 10-11

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Long Blooming
  • Ground Cover
  • Container
  • No Deadheading
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water