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Begonia 'Bashful Bandit'

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Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Bashful Bandit

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Classification:
Rhizomatous

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

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Burgundy
Bronze-Green

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
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)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive begoniacrazii On Aug 3, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Beautiful burgundy leaves on this Greg Sytch hybrid, Florida, 2000. Rhizomatous hybrid from B. 'Joe Hayden' x B. manicata.

Regional...

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

Coral Springs, Florida
Miami, Florida



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