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Begonia 'Alecia Anderson'

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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

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive angelwing7 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?

Regional...

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

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Collings Lakes, New Jersey



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