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Shrub-like Begonias

This is a varied group with many different characteristics, from hairy or bare leaved to thick stemmed and succulent. Most are easy to grow.




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Begonia Carol Pease Begonia 'Carol Pease'
Code: 90283
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Medium to large growing shrub with medium sized hairy bright green leaves. Similar in habit and appearance to Begonia 'Ginny' but leaves are larger, wider and more lobed. Profuse bloomer with pure white fuzzy flowers in all light conditions. Great contrast plant for mass plantings with Begonia 'Ginny' and Begonia 'Pastel Princess'. Although tall if allowed to grow to full height, it is easily trained and maintained at any size needed. Very carefree and easy to grow.

 
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Begonia domingensis Begonia domingensis
Code: 90289
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A beautiful and easy to grow low growing species from the West Indies. Usually stays 12 to 18 inches tall and tend to grow more wide though stems are very stiff and upright. Leaves are small rounded and leathery and bright green to gray/green depending on light intensity. Very unusual flowers during the warm months of the year. It sends up short spikes of small pink and white flowers that totally cover the plant. Very easy to grow and very tough. Would make a great windowsill plant or small potted plant though in warm climates would grow great planted in the soil.

 
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Begonia foliosa var miniata Begonia foliosa var miniata
Code: 20217
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(Begonia fuchsioides)

Deep coral-red flowers hang in clusters resembling fuchsias. Tiny dark green glossy leaves. Can be trained for hanging basket or as upright grower. (F, B)

 
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Begonia Fredas Folly Begonia 'Fredas Folly'
Code: 69209
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Upright growing to 3 feet but can be shaped to any size. Very full growing and easy to grow. Leaves are bright green, cupped and cleft. Multiple dainty sprays of small white flowers with pink ovaries. Makes an easy specimen plant. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Gideon Begonia 'Gideon'
Code: 90300
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This interesting begonia is grown for its variegated leaves with green venation on a pale green background. The leaves have a reddish edge and are heavily textured. Winter flowering with tall stems of white flowers. This compact grower may loose some variegation during the winter. This is a Freda Holly hybrid (2000) of Begonia valida. There's an elatior tuberous begonia with the patented name of Begonia 'Gideon' registered in 2008. This is not the same plant.

 
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Begonia Ginny Begonia 'Ginny'
Code: 20219
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Narrow red backed coppery leaves, clusters of pink and white flowers all year. Compact, easy. (F, D)

 
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Begonia jairii Begonia jairii
Code: 90284
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Probably can be grown to be large but is easily maintained and kept to a small size. Considered by some to be a form of Begonia ulmifolia though its growth habits are much different. Medium green leaves are small and narrow with a rounded tip and hairy. In certain light conditions the hairs give the plant a pinkish/purple hue. Stems have an arching habit which give it a weeping appearance. Would probably make a great hanging basket. White flowers in spring but quite attractive even out of bloom. Although it has been in cultivation for a long period is not widely known or grown and this is probably the first time it has been available online. A must have for collectors of hairy leaves and species begonias.

 
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Begonia Little Antique White Begonia 'Little Antique White'
Code: 69213
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Similar to Begonia 'Emerald Glow' but smaller growing and smaller leaves. Very compact and full growing with the same textured glowing green leaves. Cute upright spikes of antique white flowers in spring or summer. Showy even out of bloom, makes a nice compact specimen plant. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Palomar Pirate Begonia 'Palomar Pirate'
Code: 20228
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Slim glossy textured red backed leaves, white flowers. Sturdy, easy. (Kartuz)

 
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Begonia Tinkerbell Begonia 'Tinkerbell'
Code: 69308
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Semperflorum shrub-type begonia. Bears some resemblance to Begonia fischeri but is actually a tamer hybrid of Begonia schmidtiana. Compact, full growing and ever blooming with bright pink flowers. Small round pleated green leaves. Quickly makes a full plant. Very cute plant, makes a great basket. Doesn't reseed itself like the species. Easy to grow. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Vista Way Begonia 'Vista Way'
Code: 90050
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The perfect marriage of the best traits of two popular shrub species, Begonia egregia and Begonia echinosepala. Leaves have the texture, coloring, and red edge of Begonia egregia on a plant that has the full growing, free branching, everblooming habit of Begonia echinosepala. Can be trained for multiple uses from very full hanging baskets, to large specimen plants, or can be pruned easily to keep as a small compact potted plant. Flowers are pure white and held above the foliage. (Thompson)

 
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Begonia Shrub-like Collection Begonia Shrub-like Collection
Code: C129
Price: $28.95
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3 different, our choice.

 
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