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PlantFiles: Begonia
Begonia 'Art Hodes'

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Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Art Hodes
Additional cultivar information: (aka Anthole)

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Classification:
Rhizomatous

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 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
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter

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

Other details:
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)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From herbaceous stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

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
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Malus2006 On Aug 11, 2010, Malus2006 from Coon Rapids, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:

Was mistaken named Begonia Anthole

Positive begoniacrazii On Nov 21, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

A rhizomatous type (not fibrous, which is synonymous with semperflorens) begonia likely introduced by Logee's.

Neutral MotherNature4 On Jan 14, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a fibrous begonia with large textured leaves covered with fine red hairs. Give it partial sun, and a minimum temperature of 60.

Regional...

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

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania



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