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PlantFiles: King Begonia, Painted Begonia, Painted Leaf Begonia, Rex-cultorum Begonia
Begonia 'Boston Cherries 'n Chocolate'

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Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Boston Cherries 'n Chocolate
Additional cultivar information: (Great American Cities series; aka Boston Cherries and Chocolate)

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Classification:
Rex-cultorum

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

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Variegated
Silver/Gray
Dark/Black

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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Regional...

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

Brea, California
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania



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