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PlantFiles: Hybrid Rhizomatous Begonia
Begonia 'Reddington Shores'

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

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Classification:
Rhizomatous

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Chartreuse/Yellow
Bronze-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-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:
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

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral dobemom On Oct 23, 2011, dobemom from Windham, CT wrote:

I had to post a neutral comment, because I've had this plant for only four days. I was poking around on the begonia benches at Logee's and saw Reddington Shores from a distance .

The new growth is ruffly and red ( but not as hairy as it looks ) and grows out flattened and whorled. I'm new here and am going to try to attempt to post photos of it. The photos are of a plant that was propagated ten weeks ago according to the tag. It isn't listed in their catalog yet.

Positive begoniacrazii On Nov 25, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

A compund rhizomatous begonia hybridized by G. Sytch, 2000, using B. 'Cowardly Lion' X B. unk



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