Today's bloom is Rhizomatous Begonia 'Black Mamba' (Begonia )

Bloom of the Day for October 10th, 2009:

Sun requirements: Light Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 11

Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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btbegonia wrote:
Your picture of Begonia 'Black Taffeta' is actually Begonia 'Black Mamba'. It was distributed with the incorrect name by a wholesaler and I corrected them but it was already too late since their catalog and labels were already printed. I hybridized Begonia 'Black Mamba' so I am sure of the identity and also where they got it from. Begonia 'Black Taffeta' is a Michael Kartuz hybrid that has a bl