Rhizomatous Begonia
Begonia 'Charles Jaros'

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Charles Jaros
Hybridized by Lowe
Registered or introduced: 1980
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Classification:

Rhizomatous

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Mottled

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Seed Collecting:

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

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Dark/Black

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Regional

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

Plant City, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Feb 23, 2012, williamca from Plant City, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

My photo was taken in Florida in February in a mild winter. It grows to be a large plant, bloom well and is easily propogated from cuttings.

Positive

On Aug 6, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Rhizomatous type, hybridized by Lowe, 1980, using B. hatacoa x B. deliciosa