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Begonia longirostris, Begonia

Begonia longirostris

Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Central America, Southern America
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowers

Begonia longirostris, Begonia
Begonia longirostris, Begonia


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Begonia maculata, Clown Begonia, Polka Dot Begonia, Wright's Spotted Begonia

Begonia maculata

Clown Begonia, Polka Dot Begonia, Wright's Spotted Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliage

Begonia maculata is an upright cane-type with large, dark green leaves that look like bat wings with pronounced silver dots.





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Begonia maynensis, Begonia
Juvenile leaves of terrestrial forms

Begonia maynensis

Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliage

Begonia maynensis, Begonia
Begonia maynensis, Begonia


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Begonia nelumbiifolia , Lily-pad Begonia

Begonia nelumbiifolia

Lily-pad Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Southern Mexico, Colombia
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowers

Keep the soil moist. Needs humidity to thrive.



Begonia nelumbiifolia , Lily-pad Begonia
Begonia nelumbiifolia , Lily-pad Begonia
Begonia nelumbiifolia , Lily-pad Begonia
Begonia nelumbiifolia , Lily-pad Begonia


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Begonia nigritarum, Begonia rhombicarpa, Begonia

Begonia nigritarum, Begonia rhombicarpa

Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Philippines
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliage

Begonia nigritarum has green leaves spotted with silver and has whiskers around the edges. Be careful no to over water to avoid rotting.



Begonia nigritarum, Begonia rhombicarpa, Begonia
Begonia nigritarum, Begonia rhombicarpa, Begonia


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Begonia odorata var. alba, Sweet Begonia

Begonia odorata var. alba

Sweet Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Caribbean
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrant

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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Begonia Rex - cultorum Group, Painted Leaf Begonia, Rex Begonia

Begonia Rex - cultorum Group

Painted Leaf Begonia, Rex Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliage

This is a group of rhizomatous cultivars grown for their multicolored foliage. They are derived from the Himalayan Begonia rex and some related Asian species.





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Begonia rossmanniae, Begonia repens, Rossmannia repens, Begonia

Begonia rossmanniae, Begonia repens, Rossmannia repens

Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Ecuador
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Begonia rossmanniae, Begonia repens, Rossmannia repens, Begonia


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Begonia Semperflorens - cultorum Group, Bedding Begonia, Wax Begonia

Begonia Semperflorens - cultorum Group

Bedding Begonia, Wax Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Origin: Brasilia
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The dwarf, shrubby begonias of this group are often grown as bedding annuals, or for borders in shaded garedns, and are also popular as potted plants for window boxes or patio tubs. Freely branching plants with soft, succulent stems, they have rounded, glossy green (bronze or variegated in some cultivars) leaves about 5 cm long.





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Begonia soli-mutata, Rhizomatous Begonia

Begonia soli-mutata

Rhizomatous Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliage

Begonia soli-mutata is a lovely little plant, about 20cm high, with interesting, puckered leaves and covered in red or golden hairs. The leaves can change colour, depending on the light intensity. In good light the leaves turn light green and in darker conditions they turn dark green.



Begonia soli-mutata, Rhizomatous Begonia
Begonia soli-mutata, Rhizomatous Begonia
Begonia soli-mutata, Rhizomatous Begonia


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