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
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Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: MOBOT, St LouisDate: 2011-08-09
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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: At a local wineryDate: 2011-09-19
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: Zone 5Date: 2016-03-14 Possibly "Plate Plant"
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT) - St LouisDate: 8-9-11
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Location: Gent, BelgiumDate: 2006-11-10Houseplant in my zone 8a!
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Date: 2009-04-21unknown
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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: MOBOT -   St LouisDate: 2011-08-09
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Location: my garden Date: 2018-01-16
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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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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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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: Test garden
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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: central IllinoisDate: 2017-09-10
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Location: my garden Date: 2018-03-19
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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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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: 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: Pasadena MDDate: July 7 2016Young plant at Walmart, generically labeled Rex begonia, appears
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Location: Inside my houseDate: 2017-03-25Grown from seed & just starting to bloom!
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Plant Events from our members
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
Our other fun plants for 2019 by dyzzypyxxy Jan 12, 2019 6:32 AM 8
please help me identify this plant by munkey Jan 4, 2019 11:18 AM 17
Is this the right place for begonia discussion? by Gina1960 Dec 29, 2018 7:49 PM 19
Begonias? by Gina1960 Jan 17, 2019 12:39 AM 15
curling begonia by sonigerlach Dec 29, 2018 1:44 AM 3
Proposal for next Photo contest by Ursula Dec 16, 2018 9:24 PM 6
Holes on Begonia Rex leaves by leomatty067 Dec 12, 2018 10:53 AM 2
Question - House plant that will continue to grow for at least a year? by curiousnewbiehere Dec 13, 2018 6:43 PM 44
Can anyone tell me the name of this begonia? by HermanJR Dec 5, 2018 3:49 PM 2
What did you see around your neighborhood today? by _Bleu_ Jan 16, 2019 10:50 PM 160

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