Photo by Melody
It's time now to VOTE in our 14th annual photo contest! Voting ends November 7, so be sure to cast your votes for your favorites in each category here. Good luck to all contestants!

PlantFiles: Begonia
Begonia 'Caravan'

bookmark
Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Caravan
Additional cultivar information: (aka Serlis)
Hybridized by Kartuz; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1981

» View all varieties of Begonias

One vendor has this plant for sale.

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Classification:
Shrub

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 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:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Variegated
Burgundy
Dark/Black
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
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:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

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

Click thumbnail
to view:

By killdawabbit
Thumbnail #1 of Begonia  by killdawabbit

By killdawabbit
Thumbnail #2 of Begonia  by killdawabbit

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive killdawabbit On Dec 13, 2010, killdawabbit from Christiana, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

Obviously, pink flowers develop on this plant.

Positive begoniacrazii On Aug 17, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Shrub type with distinctive foliage, hybridized by Mike Kartuz,1981 using B. semantacea X B. listada.

Regional...

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

Lake Forest, California
Staten Island, New York
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Christiana, Tennessee



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America