PlantsBegoniasBegonia 'Selph's Mahogany'

Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Originator: Selph
Date of Origin: 2000
Plant Types: Rhizomatous

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 16 to 20 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Large, dark green with reddish-brown reverse.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Discussion Threads about this plant
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selph's mahogany begonia by sdivid63 Feb 22, 2021 10:08 AM 0
Is this the right place for begonia discussion? by Gina1960 Mar 16, 2020 2:05 PM 32

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