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PlantFiles: Trailing Begonia, Scandent Begonia
Begonia 'Splotches'

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

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Classification:
Trailing-Scandent

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Variegated
Mottled

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
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

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral MotherNature4 On Mar 24, 2010, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This trailing begonia is most often grown hanging, but it can be trained to climb. Older branches can become woody. 'Splotches' flowers are pink with white edges and pink wings but are not fragrant. The variegated foliage is medium green with light green splotches have flecks of pink and light red with light green.



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