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PlantFiles: Bull's Eye Begonia
Begonia conchifolia

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Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Species: conchifolia

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Classification:
Rhizomatous

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring
Mid Spring
Mid Winter
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Herbaceous
Shiny/Glossy-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
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
By simple layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive MotherNature4 On Jan 9, 2009, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

The cultivar 'Bulls Eye' is a small begonia suitable for terrariums. The shiny 2" leaves are circular with a dark reddish spot in the center.



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