Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Originator: Pan American
Plant Types: Thick Stem

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Pegasus™
Cultivar name: 'Gryphon'
Common names
  • Begonia

  • Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 22, 2011 8:36 PM concerning plant:
    Begonia 'Gryphon' is a fast growing hybrid Begonia that can attain heights of 36". It has tropical appearing, large deeply lobed leaves with silver veining. This is an easy to grow, drought tolerant plant that requires bright shade.

  • Posted by carpathiangirl (Akron, OH - Zone 6a) on Apr 12, 2018 7:52 AM concerning plant:
    It's the only Begonia I couldn't kill in my less than perfect (for Begonias) conditions. I'm impressed how strong and tough she is, not to mention vigorous and showy. Easily can make a large specimen plant if given enough space.
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