James H. Schutte
The Go-Go Series of tuberous begonias is a terrific collection with big, showy, semi-double blossoms in a range of colors on upright, bushy plants with tight foliage. They are classified in the Tuberhybrida Group, a collection of hybrids derived from mountain-growing species native to the South American Andes. Plants arise from winter-dormant root tubers. The grandiose flowers form in summer, and are set among open, succulent stems across the plant. They are produced in a cluster of three buds, with...
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...