Begonia
Begonia 'Art Hodes'

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

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Veined

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Chartreuse/Yellow

Bronze-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
2
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

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

Was mistaken named Begonia Anthole

Positive

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

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.