Million Kisses® Amour Begonia Vegetative

Million Kisses are one of the most vigorous, trailing begonia boliviensis on the market. The have been bred to have excellent branching and many early, large flowers. The series flowers 10 to 14 days faster than the competition, which lets growers start later and reduce bench time. Million Kisses has gorgeous retail appeal in baskets and containers, with ball Ingenuity an abundance of novelty blooms covering the free-flowering plants. Performs best in sun to partial shade in areas with low humidity. Honeymoon has quickly become a grower and consumer favorite offering a deep yellow color. The flowers are bit more rounded than the other Million Kisses varieties, but the habit is one of the best.
'Yamour'
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  • General Information
    • Height:
      10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
      Spread:
      30 - 36" (76 - 91cm)
      Exposure:
      Partial Sun
  • Product Story
    • Bred in England, Million Kisses Amour is a great variety that offers a unique look for shade hanging baskets. Amour is the only variety of Million Kisses with bronze foliage, which offers a distinct look. Additionally the red/scarlet color is one of the top selling colors in this type of begonia. Like all Million Kisses, Amour is quite vigorous, so they should be focused on hanging basket usage.
  • Supply Location
    • Available as unrooted cuttings from Dummen and liners from select rooting stations.
  • Propagation Guide
    • Rooting Hormone:
      No
      Average Days with Mist:
      7-10
      Pinch:
      Yes
      Average Propagation Time (weeks):
      4-5

      Average propagation time for perennials includes 3-5 weeks to bulk-up the liner before beginning cold treatment when started in late Summer or early Autumn.

      Comments:
      Pinch after 7-14 days, to encourage basal branching.
  • Finishing
    • Soil pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Light Levels (fc):
      3.000-4.000
      Temperature Day:
      65-75°F (18-24°C)
      Temperature Night:
      55-60°F (13-16°C)
      Fertilization (ppm N):
      200-300
      No. of Pinches:
      0-2
      Plant Growth Regulators (S) = spray / (D) = drench:
      Generally not needed. Responsive to B-Nine/Cycocel tank mix for finished production in smaller container. Begin application 7 days after transplant.
      Pests:
      Whitefly, Spider mites
      Diseases:
      Botrytis, Pythium
      Comments:
      Schedule crops to finish under long days (more than 13 hours) to promote flowering.
  • Crop Time (weeks)
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts :
      1 ppp, 5-7 weeks
      6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons:
      1-2 ppp, 6-8 weeks
      10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets:
      2-3 ppp, 8-11 weeks
      1 gallon:
      -
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The most vigorous trailing begonia.
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