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
Variegated
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
Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Rex Begonia
  • Begonia

Photo Gallery
Location: NYBG
Date: 2018-05
7"x9" leaf
Location: NYBG
Date: 2018-05
very large leaved Begonia Rex

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