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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Large Leaves, Green Stems With Red Hair?? What's it??

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Karly30
Calgary
Canada

February 22, 2014
12:34 PM

Post #9774500

Hi have a plant I inherited from my grandfather.
It gets pretty big when it is growing well, it has big green leaves, shiny on top and hairy red on the bottom, the red hairs extend down the stems.
For the first time it has flowered, they are pink and small in clusters.
I have it as a house plant as it is cold in my end of the world, but I dont know what it would be like in the wild or where it is from.
Hopefully someone can help me!!
Thank you
Karly

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altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

February 22, 2014
1:03 PM

Post #9774521

Begonia cv..

This message was edited Feb 22, 2014 3:33 PM
Kaelkitty
Adelaide
Australia
(Zone 10a)

April 25, 2014
10:29 PM

Post #9821899

This looks like some sort of Rhizomatous Begonia. There are literally hundreds of kinds of these! You are quite right in thinking they don't cope with cold. I think you would be able to get more cultural information on your plant at the Beginners Houseplant Forum here: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/f/b_houseplants/all/

Ciao, KK.

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