KC Gardens

Rieger begonias in Minnesota

Q&A

So i live in mn and bought some rieger begonias and im getting mixed info as to whether or not they survive winter or if they should be potted and kept inside for winter? Just wondering what i should do with them come fall? Thanks, bonnie -

Comments

  1. 11 months, 1 week ago

    Rieger begonia is classified as a houseplant, so yes, defnintely bring it in. You’ll want it indoors anyway because it blooms in winter. By the way, the hardiness zone for that plant is 10-11. Depending on where you are in MN, you’re either zone 4 or 5, way too brutal for this plant.

  2. 11 months, 1 week ago

    Houseplant but it could be grown outdoors over the summer. In the Kansas City area they do not bloom outdoors in the summer because of our heat.

    Dennis - Johnson County K-State Extension

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