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PlantFiles: Rhizomatous Begonia
Begonia 'Charles Jaros'

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Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Charles Jaros
Hybridized by Lowe; Year of Registration or Introduction: 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
Silver/Gray
Dark/Black
Mottled

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

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

Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

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

Regional...

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

Plant City, Florida



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