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Begonia carolineifolia, Palm-leaf Begonia

Begonia carolineifolia

Palm-leaf Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersOrnamental foliage

It is a large shrub that can reach 5-10 feet tall, or you can keep it as a small shrub at 2-5 feet. This Begonia thrives in semi-shade, and should be given regular water to keep the foliage in full and glossy form.

This tropical plant has bright pink flowers that reach up to 6 inches wide and bloom in the summer months. The foliage is ornamental and grows to be around 4 inches wide. It is a great choice for both gardeners and flower enthusiasts alike.

Begonia carolineifolia can be grown in USDA Zone 9-11 and is an excellent container plant. During summer months, the container should be kept in a shaded area and watered regularly. During winter months, the container should be kept in a heated space, and waterings should be slightly less frequent. This Begonia is an easy-going houseplant, and will need minimal pruning and occasional fertilizing.

Overall, Begonia carolineifolia is an easy-care and beautiful houseplant that is an excellent choice for any gardener or flower lover. With its bright pink flowers and ornamental foliage, this Begonia is sure to add beauty and a touch of the tropics to any home.


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