Rieger Begonia (Begonia x hiemalis 'Bellona') in the Begonias Database

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Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Plant Types: Tuberous

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-15 inches
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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