Begonia odorata var. alba, Sweet Begonia

Begonia odorata var. alba

Sweet Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Caribbean
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersFragrant plant

An elegant tropical perennial, sweet begonia is has glossy, succulent leaves and graceful pendulous white flowers that offer a faint pleasant fragrance.

It has a mounding yet rambling habit and is one of the few begonias that can tolerate full sunlight. Plant in mass plantings to brighten up a shady area or include it in a mixed border or collection of shade plants.

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