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PlantFiles: Dwarf Trout Leaf Begonia
Begonia 'Medora'

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Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Medora
Hybridized by Gray; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1926

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Classification:
Shrub

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 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:
Pale Pink

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
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:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
By simple layering

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

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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive begoniacrazii On Jul 23, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

B. 'Medora' is a Shrub-like chance seedling, by Gray E. ,1926

Regional...

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

Clayton, California
Bartow, Florida
De Leon Springs, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida



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