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Cane Begonia, Angel Wing Begonia
Begonia 'Alecia Anderson'

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Alecia Anderson
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Classification:

Cane-like

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

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:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

By simple layering

Seed Collecting:

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

Regional

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

Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Williamstown, New Jersey

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Sep 16, 2013, angelwing7 from Malaga, NJ wrote:

Ive had an angel wing begonia for twenty yrs,,continuous flowering in south window in N.J. I have moved to Fl and my plant is leggy and not blooming yet. Thought Fl would be idea,,but apparently not. Anyone else with this problem?