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Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


February 20, 2002
3:13 PM

Post #23527

Dinu contributed this photo of a lovely begonia to the Plants Database - can someone tell us what species it is? http://plantsdatabase.com/showimage/2910/index.html

Thanks in advance...
REDROSE
New Iberia, LA
(Zone 9a)

February 20, 2002
5:35 PM

Post #214889

It is begonia and your is darker leaf and mine lighter green leaf but not really look same shape... much like same flower like mine.
Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

February 21, 2002
2:03 AM

Post #215168

Vols, it looks like some kind of Rex begonia.

Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


February 21, 2002
2:21 AM

Post #215179

Thanks, Cala!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

February 21, 2002
5:28 AM

Post #215226

I have checked in a book in the meantime and mine must be B.Cleopatra. See http://absastro.tripod.com/hpic/Cleopatra.jpg
Roselaine
North Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8a)

February 21, 2002
6:43 AM

Post #215256

I was just to volunteer that info..mine has just begun blooming inside..Elaine
MaVieRose
High Desert, CA
(Zone 8a)

February 21, 2002
7:43 AM

Post #215268

Dinu... ur link did not work for me, i found this site instead... http://community.webshots.com/photo/23032979/22752063rgpnDnfYnF

edited to add another link... http://www.plantcare.com/catalog/tepPlantPage.php?PlantId=1641&urlSQL=+where+EntryLabels.SortEntryLabel+LIKE+%27B%25%27+&TotalOffset=63&TotalNum=236

This message was edited Thursday, Feb 21st 3:53 AM
busybee
Kentwood, LA
(Zone 8b)

February 22, 2002
1:07 AM

Post #215832

In a house plants book that I have it shows one like that and it is called B.boweri (eyelash begonia) leaves deep emerald green with black edging with stiff hairs on leaf edges and leaf stalks.Makes tiny shell pink flowers on 4-6 in. long stalks in latewinter and early spring.

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