Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Plant Types: Tuberous

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Double blooms in combinations of deep orange to red-orange and golden yellow.
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Tuberous Begonia
  • Begonia

Photo Gallery
Location: Temple, Texas
Date: 2023-06-15
1st season growth as of June 2023.  Planted April 2023.

Photo courtesy of Longfield Gardens
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Botanical Garden Meise (Belgium)
Date: 2016-11-05
Location: Botanical Garden Meise (Belgium)
Date: 2016-11-05

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