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Medium to Large Leafed
Rhizomatous Begonias
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The largest group of begonias are the rhizomatous, possibly over 700 species, mostly from Central and South America. Most of the rhizomatous begonias from Asia and Africa are classified as distinctive foliage varieties.



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Begonia Madame Rarick Begonia 'Madame Rarick'
Code: 90501
Price: $12.95

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A medium leaved rhizomatous begonia. Depending on light conditions, B. 'Madame Rarick' can be pale green with a dark edge to a bright green with a few dark markings and a stitched edge that is roughly scalloped and serrated. Leaves have a very pronounced double spiral. Very tight compact habit, often hard to tell where one leaf starts and the other ends. Easy to grow and always showy. Dark bright pink flowers in spring on tall stalks. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Marmaduke Begonia 'Marmaduke'
Code: 20310
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Large bubbly leaves splashed copper and gold. Tall sprays of pink flowers. (F, W)

 
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Begonia Rhizomatous Collection Begonia Rhizomatous Collection
Code: C130
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3 different, our choice:

 
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Brad Thompson has grouped some of his rhyzomatous hybrids into the following series according to their parentage, appearance, and name relevance: Comedy Series, Egyptian Series

See this link to Brad's website The Names Page for detailed explanation on his naming criteria.



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