Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Originator: McHutchinson
Plant Types: Rex Cultorum

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 inches
Leaves: Variegated
Other: Foliage has dark and burgundy variegation
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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Common names
  • King Begonia
  • Rex Begonia
  • Painted Begonia
  • Painted Leaf Begonia
  • Begonia

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Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2021-06-17
Location: KALAMA WA
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Montreal Quebec Canada Botanical Garden 
Date: 2017-03-26
Location: KALAMA WA
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date: 2022-06-10
Rex Begonia Escargot
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-07-13
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Dayton, TN
Date: 2014-04-23
A new one for the shade garden
Location: Fairfax, VA
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date: 2021-06-17
One of my favorite things about this plant, are the tiny details
Uploaded by Lyonz444
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-11-10
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Kalama, Wa
Date: 2011-10-08
  • Uploaded by Joy

y Jerzy Opioła (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-03-21
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-11-10
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-03-21
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-03-21
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2011-11-10
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-03-21
Location: Telly's Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2010-03-21
Location: Tatton Park Flower Show 2009
Photograph by Mike Peel

Photo courtesy of Kevin Morykwas, Steve's Leaves, Inc.
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Plant Events from our members
srinehart On February 8, 2019 Obtained plant
Purchased from Logee's $12.95
Belovedhoneygirl On February 29, 2020 Obtained plant
Lowe's $12.95
dnrevel On June 15, 2022 Potted up
Potted up, placed in dappled shade by greenhouse.
dnrevel On June 14, 2022 Obtained plant
At Turner's Nursery. Purchased several plants including two Rex Begonias.
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