Begonia (Begonia rex) in the Begonias Database

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
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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was only 1 small one at the store that I divided and took cuttings from... by indoorplants Jan 28, 2015 9:16 PM 0
Unfortunately, I failed to keep this one alive. by indoorplants Sep 6, 2015 11:03 PM 0
I think Rex Begonia? by ashork Jun 12, 2020 10:56 AM 2
Begonia IDs please by luvsgrtdanes Mar 8, 2020 3:51 PM 2
Begonia Help by jdtow Jan 25, 2020 7:33 AM 3
Begonia Trouble by Nakita90 Dec 4, 2019 8:07 AM 3
Begonia Rex is being difficult by _Carrots_ Sep 2, 2020 2:20 PM 2
Help w/ Begonia Rex and a Purple Waffle? by phaytekins Sep 8, 2019 8:07 AM 6
Begonia Rex's leaves unusual curling by xiaosian May 20, 2019 7:35 PM 4
move the pic from post to database by skylark Mar 27, 2019 8:30 PM 3
Holes on Begonia Rex leaves by leomatty067 Dec 12, 2018 10:53 AM 2

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