The Main Plant entry for Begonias (Begonia)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Flowers: Showy
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Begonia

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Location: MOBOT, St LouisDate: 2011-08-09
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Location: Bea’s gardenDate: 2021Pots
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-10-03
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: Gent, BelgiumDate: 2008-09-05Houseplant in my zone 8a!
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT) - St LouisDate: 8-9-11
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Location: My garden
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Location: At Korbel Champagne Cellars Date: 2011-09-19
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Date: 2009-04-21unknown
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Date: 2009-06-20
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2011-08-09
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-06-02
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-07-10
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-06-11
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Location: Gent, BelgiumDate: 2006-11-10Houseplant in my zone 8a!
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Location: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, UtahDate: 2011-12-03
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2012-05-22Rex begonia
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Date: 2009-06-20
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Date: 2013-10-16
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Date: 2013-10-16
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Location: HomeDate: 3/7/14
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 8-9-11
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Location: Van der Veer Botanical garden, Davenport, Ia.Date: 2012-07-02
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-03-03unknown angel-wing
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-06-13
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Location: Charleston, SCDate: 2015-07-06Begonia assortment
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Location: Columbia, SCDate: 2015-07-06Wax begonia blooms
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2015-07-10
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, Barn NurseryDate: 7-7-2017
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-09-10
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Location: my garden Date: 2018-01-16
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Location: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01
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Date: 2021-09-19
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Location: Paraty, BrazilWild specie growing in the shade on the rainforest floor..
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-20
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Location: Lindon Nursery, Lindon, UtahDate: 2009-06-20
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2012-05-22Rex begonia
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Date: 2009-06-20
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Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2013-02-25
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Location: Davenport. IowaDate: 2011-07-02
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Date: 2013-07-18
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Date: 2013-07-18
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-02-18
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Location: Conservatory, Longwood Gardens, Christmas 2014Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield
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Location: Test garden
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Location: Pasadena MDDate: July 7 2016Young plant at Walmart, generically labeled Rex begonia, appears
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Location: Test garden Date: 2016-11-11
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Location: Inside my houseDate: 2017-03-25Grown from seed & just starting to bloom!
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Location: Canada
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Location: my garden Date: 2018-03-19
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Location: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01
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Location: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01a nice collection
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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
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Date: 2021-09-19
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Location: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, UtahDate: 2011-12-03
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Location: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2013-02-25
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Location: Davenport. IowaDate: 2011-07-02
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Date: 2014-11-10
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Location: test garden Date: 2015-06-12
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Location: test garden Date: 2015-06-12
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-09-03
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Location: Vander Veer Botanical Gardens - Davenport, IowaDate: 2011-07-02
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Location: Vander Veer Botanical Gardens - Davenport, IowaDate: 7-3-11
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Location: central Illinois - Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.Date: 2014-03-22Angel Wing a/o cane begonia
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Location: central Illinois-Date: 2015-12-05Angel Wing
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Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.Date: 2015-12-05
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Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.Date: 2015-12-05
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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2016-06-22
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Location: Test garden Date: 2016-11-11
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Location: Sherwood OregonDate: 2017-03-27A beginning bloom of this plant that hasn't bloomed for 7 years
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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
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Date: 2021-09-19
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On November 12, 2021 Bloomed
Angel wing - from cousin Lai - first blooms from cutting
piksihk On March 19, 2018 Bloomed
piksihk On January 16, 2018 Bloomed
Pink blooms
piksihk On January 16, 2018 Obtained plant
Rooted cuttings
piksihk On July 15, 2014 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Begonia luxurians by bonitin Dec 4, 2011 11:15 AM 1
Begonia ID by Calif_Sue Apr 23, 2017 9:49 AM 0
Looks like 'Sinbad.' by purpleinopp Apr 25, 2017 9:36 AM 8
Rhizomatous Begonia by purpleinopp Jun 2, 2021 6:03 PM 0
Rhizomatous Begonia by purpleinopp Jun 3, 2021 12:50 PM 3
Begonia maculata losing leaves one by one by djan Nov 29, 2021 3:17 PM 8
Amaryllis as a cut flower? by rosebuddy2 Dec 4, 2021 3:31 PM 9
Rex begonia by Jodi12345 Nov 23, 2021 2:09 PM 5
Winter is succulent season by purpleinopp Nov 22, 2021 6:59 PM 6
Hindu rope being eaten? by LikeTiffany Nov 19, 2021 5:35 PM 31
Last hour at work by Humboldt Nov 30, 2021 6:03 PM 74
Gryphon Begonia by Frillylily Nov 11, 2021 9:56 AM 12
Begonia stem damage & stunted growth by Jennymay86 Oct 20, 2021 1:56 PM 0
One-way window covering? Still a good window? by purpleinopp Nov 5, 2021 10:14 AM 16
Light stretching with foil by purpleinopp Nov 23, 2021 1:34 PM 71

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