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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 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 Palomar Shadows Begonia 'Palomar Shadows'
Code: 23047
Price: $9.95

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Double spiraled leaves shaded dark green along main veins. Compact, pink flowers. (Kartuz) (F, D, W)

 
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Begonia Thelma O'Reilly Begonia 'Thelma O'Reilly'
Code: 90483
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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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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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