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PlantFiles: Cane Begonia, Angel Wing Begonia
Begonia coccinea 'Bubbles'

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Species: coccinea (kok-SIN-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bubbles

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5 members have or want this plant for trade.


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Grown for foliage

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive DebinSC On Jul 4, 2008, DebinSC from Georgetown, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:

This plant does wonderfully outdoors all summer in my shady garden in Zone 8. I do have to bring it in over the winter, though. I've had it in the house all winter, and I've let it go dormant in the garage. After the latter, it's a little slow to come back, but it does survive.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Jose, California
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Summerville, South Carolina

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