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PlantFiles: Begonia
Begonia 'Gypsy Maiden'

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

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Classification:
Rhizomatous

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Silver/Gray
Mottled
Veined

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:
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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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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral MotherNature4 On Jan 14, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

Beautiful purple foliage with a silver overlay. It has long pointed leaves that make this look like a Rex, but it has a jointed stem and grows upright. It is a fast grower.

Regional...

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

Miami, Florida



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