Ernst Benary® Inc.
Large, semi- to fully doubled blossoms on an upright, bushy plant with mainly dark bronze-green foliage describes the Ornament™ Series of tuberous begonia. These plants belong to the Tuberhybrida Group, a collection of begonias derived from mountain-growing species native to the South American Andes. Plants arise from winter-dormant root tubers and flowers are either pink, orange, scarlet or yellow. These extravagant flowers are often double (having extra rows of petals). They are produced in summer...
Ernst Benary® Inc.
Numerous big, camellia-like blossoms on a bushy plant with bronze-green foliage that forms an attractive mounding form: this describes the Panorama™ Series of tuberous begonia. These plants belong to the Tuberhybrida Group, a collection of begonias derived from mountain-growing species native to the South American Andes. Plants arise from winter-dormant root tubers and flowers are either yellow, peach, white, red or rose. These extravagant flowers are often double. They are produced in summer to...
(Cane Begonia, Metallica Begonia)
Adored for beautiful blooms and wildly colorful foliage, Begonia is one of the largest genera of flowering plants. There are over 1,500 species and more than 10,000 cultivars and hybrids. They are found all over the world but most originate from sub-tropical and tropical regions.
The plants come in many different forms. They are fleshy, herbaceous and may be annual or perennial. In habit, they can be shrubby, climbing, or epiphytic (tree-dwelling). The leaves are simple or compound...
(Bolivian Mountain Begonia)
The fiery blooms of this prolific begonia will not disappoint. Bolivian mountain begonia is a tropical tuberous perennial that has a pendulous habit and bright orange-red flowers, which attract hummingbirds. It is native to the mountainous regions of Peru, Argentina and Bolivia in South America. There it can be found growing among moist rocks and tree roots. This is the parent species of many tuberous begonia cultivars with drooping flowers.
The bushy plants have linear wing-shaped green leaves—sometimes...
(Bolivian Mountain Begonia, Bonfire Bolivian Begonia)
This tropical tuberous perennial has a pendulous habit and outrageously bold, bright orange flowers.
Bolivian mountain begonia is native to the mountainous regions of Peru, Argentina and Bolivia in South America where it can be found growing among moist rocks and tree roots. It is the parent species of many tuberous begonia cultivars with drooping flowers.
The bushy plants have linear wing-shaped green leaves that are not glossy but covered in fuzzy hairs. These have red tinted edges and...
Gerald L. Klingaman
(Angel Wing Begonia)
The pendent, clustered coral-red flowers of the red angelwing cane begonia add a delicate flair to the coarse green leaves and thick, vertical stems. Native to Brazil, this tender perennial forms a clump of canes that can reach significant height, with a completely upright form or V-shaped habit. The leaves are oblong and pointed, roughly resembling a wing, and are thin and succulent, and light green with occasional red edges. The flowers emerge from the new growth, which can be at severeal locations...
Mark A. Miller
A lovely, upright growing plant, the maple-leaf begonia has showy but variably-shaped leaves with red veins and delicately fragrant white flowers. Native to shaded hillsides in South Africa, it is a tender perennial with a curiously attractive swollen stem base, or caudex. The leaves are often described as resembling those of a maple tree, but some individuals can more resemble the foliage of a geranium, ivy or grape leaf. The are green with red or purple veins or edges, and when young often have...