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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 O'Reilly Begonia 'Madame O'Reilly'
Code: 90478
Price: $11.95

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Medium growing rhizomatous. Leaves are medium sized, dark burgundy to red depending on season with hairy edges and stems. Compact and easy to grow. First time offered. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Marmaduke Begonia 'Marmaduke'
Code: 20310
Price: $9.95

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Large bubbly leaves splashed copper and gold. Tall sprays of pink flowers. (F, W)

 
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Begonia Night Eyes Begonia 'Night Eyes'
Code: 90509
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Its small to medium leaves go through color changes with the seasons from tawny brown with faint markings to black, but always with the glowing centers which give it its name. The glowing centers are usually white but also can turn red. Usually black leaves and red eyes occur around Halloween like Begonia 'Halloween Treat', but it's a much larger growing plant. Leaf surface has a satin sheen with sparse hairs. Leaves are lobed and serrated. The prominent eyes makes for an eye catching plant. Dark hot pink flowers in spring. Easy to grow and compact. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Rosalie Begonia 'Rosalie'
Code: 90511
Price: $12.95

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Roundish cupped leaf with very nice double spirals. Leaf is usually reddish bronze with green in the spiral center. Leaf edge is roughly scalloped with sparse hair and a pointed tip. Flowers are dark speckled pink on the outside and a light pink on the inside. A must have for any grower who likes spirals or burgundy/red leaves. First time ever offered for sale. A truly special begonia named after a special lady. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Thelma O'Reilly Begonia 'Thelma O'Reilly'
Code: 90483
Price: $11.95

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Low to medium growing rhizomatous. Leaves are medium sized, bright green with dark brown spots and stripes, with a nice spiral center. Can put out solid dark colored leaves in low light or under lights but usually keeps consistent striking markings and coloring. Compact and easy to grow. First time offered. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Rhizomatous Collection Begonia Rhizomatous Collection
Code: C130
Price: $28.95
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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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