BEGONIAS:

Begonia

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Over the past several years I have grown several cultivars of Begonias. They are very easy to grow if you follow a few basic rules. Angel Wing Begonias seem to be my favorite.

According to Kew’s Plants of the World Online (as of August 4, 2018 when this page was updated), there are 1,831 accepted species of Begonia. The species have been divided into 60 sections, 16 in East Africa alone. They are native to many countries in mainly tropical and subtropical climates.

There are over 10,000 cultivars…

I am not going into a lot of detail because there is a lot of information online written by experts, which I am not. I just enjoy growing Begonias for their beauty.

GARDENING KNOW HOW has a lot of information about Begonias. There are two links below but you can click on the arrow at the bottom of their pages for much more information.

FOR FURTHER READING:
PLANTS OF THE WORLD ONLINE
WIKIPEDIA
AMERICAN BEGONIA SOCIETY
MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN
THE SPRUCE
GARDENING KNOW HOW-AS HOUSEPLANTS
GARDENING KNOW HOW-AS ANNUALS
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10 comments on “BEGONIAS:

  1. One of my favourite plants.

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