Rex Begonia (Begonia 'Paso Doble') in the Begonias Database

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Data specific to Begonias (Edit)
Plant Types: Rhizomatous

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 6 - 8 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Shades of Deep Green and pink.
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

7"x9" leaf

Photo gallery:
Location: NYBGDate: 2018-057"x9" leaf
By skylark
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Location: NYBGDate: 2018-05very large leaved Begonia Rex
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Plant Events from our members
skylark From September 10, 2018 to September 9, 2018 Entered Dormancy
dropped most leaves. tented. has sev leaf-buds.
skylark On July 15, 2018 Bloomed
skylark On May 8, 2018 Obtained plant
6" pot
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