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Begonia coccinea, Angel Wing Begonia

Begonia coccinea

Angel Wing Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersOrnamental foliage

This species is a cane stemmed type Begonia that has thick stems and fairly large nodes. The name Angel wings was given for the shape of their leaves that are kind of like Angel wings. Leaves are glossy and have a red outer edge on some varieties and a red underside. These flowers are a small waxy type that grow in groups from the stems, and kind of droop or hang. Flowers commonly bloom bright red to light pink in color.

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