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

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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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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: At a local wineryDate: 2011-09-19
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Date: 2009-04-21unknown
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Date: 2009-06-20
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Date: 2013-10-16
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Location: my garden Date: 2018-01-16
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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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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: 2013-10-16
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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: 2011-08-09
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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: 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: Columbia, SCDate: 2015-07-06Wax begonia blooms
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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
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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
Bad Experience with Jackson&Perkins - Will Never Buy Again by Hanna2345 Sep 18, 2018 11:10 AM 19
All of a sudden many of my houseplants are browning! by jstorch Sep 15, 2018 6:10 AM 4
Begonia - Dragon wing by DCrex Sep 14, 2018 3:49 AM 9
Slug damage...? by CrazedHoosier Sep 20, 2018 2:42 PM 11
database entry for Begonia Rex Chayo please by Strever Sep 7, 2018 2:49 PM 2
Wax Begonias seemed unhealthy by Tatille Sep 8, 2018 6:41 AM 7
is this the forum for Begonias ? by Strever Sep 4, 2018 7:44 AM 4
Fish Emulsion Fertilizer by Jimsouth Sep 19, 2018 1:37 AM 12
Looking for plants that only go up to Zone 8 (so we can avoid them...) by Anise Sep 2, 2018 12:23 AM 22
Alocasia or Colocasia? by Hamwild Sep 9, 2018 7:39 PM 7

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