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Begonia 'Capricorn'

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Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Capricorn
Additional cultivar information: (aka Constellation Capricorn)

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Classification:
Rex-cultorum

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
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
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Variegated
Silver/Gray
Burgundy
Pink

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)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf cuttings
From herbaceous stem 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
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Snowrose On Dec 20, 2006, Snowrose from Frederick, MD (Zone 6b) wrote:

One of my favorite Rex's...grows large and bold but compactly with great spiral leaf curl. Beautiful contrast of silvery green foliage centered and edged in deep burgundy.

Regional...

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

Merced, California



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