Super Olympia White Begonia (Begonia 'Super Olympia White')
bah-GO-nyah 'Super Olympia White'

Annual (usually grown as an annual near you) in the Begoniaceae Family
Buy Super Olympia White Begonia
Size Notes Price Availability
Tray of 10 4" pots Greenhouse $40.50 Likely available
5/30 - 6/2
6/13 - 6/16
7/4 - 7/7

Available June 7
Size Notes Price Availability
Tray of 10 4" pots Greenhouse $40.50 Available for Pre-Order
5/30 - 6/2
Estimated Arrival Jun 7


  • Offer tons of color, height, and green or bronze foliage options
  • Low maintenance
  • Can tolerate full shade to full sun, depending on the variety
  • Do well in containers and planted in the ground


  • Needs extra water in extremely hot weather
  • Susceptible to botrytis, a fungal leaf disease - pick these leaves off and put in landscape waste collection (do not compost diseased plant material) / solution: water the soil, not the foliage
  • Cannot “overwinter” in the Chicago area (will need to be dug up and stored indoors or sacrificed to the snow gods in the fall)
  • Will drop their leaves if the soil is too wet or too dry for an extended length of time

Plant Data

Mature Size 8 - 10 inches tall. 10 - 12 inches wide.
Moisture Tolerance Dry - Medium
Tags Annual, Annual in Chicago, Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Wildlife, Deciduous, Dry, Filler, Medium, Shade Tolerant, Showy Flowers, Tender Perennial
Bloom Period June to First Frost
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green

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Field-Grown vs. Greenhouse-Grown Plants

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Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.

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