The Main Plant entry for Begonias (Begonia)

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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 Korbel Champagne Cellars Date: 2011-09-19
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Date: 2014-07-07
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-10-03
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Location: Missouri Botanical Garden (MOBOT) - St LouisDate: 8-9-11
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-06-02
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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: 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: 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: Sunriver Nursery, Orem, UtahDate: 2011-12-03
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2012-05-22Rex begonia
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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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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: Pasadena MDDate: July 7 2016Young plant at Walmart, generically labeled Rex begonia, appears
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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: 2018-03-19
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Location: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01
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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: Pleasant Grove, UtahDate: 2011-10-20
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Location: Lindon Nursery, Lindon, UtahDate: 2009-06-20
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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: 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: Conservatory, Longwood Gardens, Christmas 2014Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield
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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: 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: Sherwood OregonDate: 2017-03-27A beginning bloom of this plant that hasn't bloomed for 7 years
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Location: Canada
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Location: greenhouse at oldfieldsDate: 2019-08-01a nice collection
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-07-10
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Location: Athol, MADate: 2020-06-11
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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
Tuberous begonia by Danmotyka34 Oct 30, 2020 7:40 AM 2
wax begonia by Rayshee Oct 26, 2020 10:08 PM 1
Wax Begonias return year after year by keithp2012 Oct 26, 2020 7:05 AM 1
Yucca leaves turning yellow by Jcbeck Oct 27, 2020 6:09 PM 3
fall is here- how to prepare warm weather tubers? (Begonia, canna, caladium) by Turbosaurus Oct 26, 2020 5:22 AM 7
Begonia maculata by Turboklaus Oct 26, 2020 4:25 PM 4
Banner for October 13, 2020 by bootandall by bootandall Oct 13, 2020 1:35 PM 6
Nursery Pak Flowers by Hecman Oct 14, 2020 10:41 PM 31
What do I do for for fall clean-up? by Bschmuck Oct 26, 2020 8:01 PM 17
Calathea turning brown by Turboklaus Oct 15, 2020 12:49 PM 2

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