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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Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-10-03
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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: 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: 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: my garden Date: 2018-01-16
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Location: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01
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Location: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-20
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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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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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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: Conservatory, Longwood Gardens, Christmas 2014Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield
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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: 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: Beautiful Tennessee, Barn NurseryDate: 7-7-2017
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Location: Canada
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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: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01
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Location: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01a nice collection
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Date: 2021-09-19
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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: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, UtahDate: 2011-12-03
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Location: Lindon Nursery, Lindon, UtahDate: 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: 2014-07-07
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-02-18
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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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Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
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Date: 2021-09-19
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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
Rhizomatous Begonia by purpleinopp Jun 2, 2021 6:03 PM 0
Rhizomatous Begonia by purpleinopp Jun 3, 2021 12:50 PM 3
One-way window covering? Still a good window? by purpleinopp Oct 16, 2021 9:35 PM 11
On fixing broken terracotta pots by lameri Oct 11, 2021 4:24 PM 7
can I bury the canes on begonia Sophie? by sallyg Oct 11, 2021 5:44 PM 2
What are your favorite house plants? by AmberLeaf Oct 12, 2021 6:42 AM 19
I'll show you mine if you'll show me yours 😊 by AllieCat Oct 17, 2021 11:48 AM 58
Help Identifying this plant! by plantiplanta Sep 26, 2021 10:01 AM 1
Tour of San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers by Calif_Sue Oct 3, 2021 7:09 AM 21
Begonia Sizemoreae HELP by MHM_Specter Sep 26, 2021 4:16 PM 1
Begonia Masoniana help pleeeaasseee!! by MAY123 Sep 19, 2021 5:25 PM 5
Windowsill garden for privacy by shyguy Sep 20, 2021 9:45 PM 13

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