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(Solenia™ Dusty Rose Begonia)

Solenia® dusty rose begonia is an evergreen perennial that is commonly planted as a warm-season tender perennial in temperate zones. This compact selection is more tolerant of full sun than other begonias. Everblooming and easy to grow, it puts forth loose clusters of double flowers of rose-pink with darker rose accents. Its succulent, glossy, very dark green leaves show off the brightness of its flowers. This begonia prefers sites with part sun to shade, and well drained, fertile soil. Where summers...

Image of Begonia (SOLENIA® LIGHT YELLOW, SOLENIA® SERIES) photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Solenia™ Light Yellow Begonia)

Solenia® begonias are evergreen perennials that are commonly planted as warm-season tender perennials in temperate zones. These compact selections are more tolerant of full sun than other begonias. Everblooming and easy to grow, they put forth loose clusters of double flowers that may be in shades of apricot, pink, yellow or red, depending on the cultivar. Their succulent, glossy, dark green leaves show off the brightness of their flowers. These begonias prefer sites with part sun to shade, and well...

Image of Begonia barsalouxiae photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Begonia)

With foliage a dark green with hints of glowing blue, Begonia barsalouxiae leaves are also veined in light green and have light green blotches. Growing from a rhizome (fleshy underground stem), this species is native to the humid mountain rainforests of Honduras.

The rounded heart-shaped leaves are a dark green with a blue undertone and edges of bronze. Across each leaf blade are blotches of light green or vibrant lime green and veins of yellow-green. In late spring or early summer it...

Image of Begonia boliviensis photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(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...

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James Burghardt

(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...

Image of Begonia bowerae photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Eyelash Begonia)

Can you find a prettier foliage plant? Light pink flowers naturally occur in late winter and spring on the eyelash begonia, but its true beauty is in the variegated, spotted and striped leaves of yellow-green and burgundy-black. Native to the mountain slopes of southern Mexico's cloudy rainforsts, it is a tender perennial that grows from a creeping branched rhizome (underground stem). It is regarded as one of the prettiest begonias for foliage and its relative ease of culture as both a houseplant...

(Begonia, Spotted Metallic Begonia)

Without a doubt there is no more ornately-foliaged begonia species than the spotted metallic begonia! The long tapering leaves of Begonia brevirimosa are naturally colored in glossy spots of red on green (or bronze-green). A shrub-like tender perennial that only sporadically forms its pink flowers, it is native to the humid tropical mountains of extreme southeastern Asia; in 1913 it was discovered at 3000 feet (950 m) in elevation on New Guinea.

The amazingly colorful leaves are long,...

Image of Begonia brevirimosa ssp. exotica photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Begonia, Pink Metallic Begonia, Striped Metallic Begonia)

Without a doubt there is no more ornately-foliaged begonia species than the pink metallic begonia! The tapering oval leaves of Begonia brevirimosaspp. exotica are naturally colored in glossy rosy-red bands of red on green (or bronze-green). A shrub-like tender perennial that only sporadically forms its pink flowers, it is native to the humid tropical mountains of extreme southeastern Asia; in 1913 it was discovered at 3000 feet (950 m) in elevation on New Guinea.

The amazingly...

Image of Begonia carolineifolia photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Palmate Begonia)

Palm-leaf begonia is eye-catching and exotic-looking, with its large, glossy leaves divided into leaflets joined at their bases, a bit like the fronds on the top of a palm tree. The leaves are dark green above and red-brown below. Native to Mexico, it sends up tall reddish-brown stems bearing a cluster of pink flowers in late winter and spring. It is a tropical perennial that can grow quite large. The erect rhizomatous (root-like) stem holds the leaves at its tip, which adds to the palm-like look...

Image of Begonia coccinea photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

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...