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
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

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

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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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