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Begonia, Cane Begonia, Angel-wing Begonia 'Flamingo Queen'

Begonia

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Flamingo Queen
Hybridized by Bolwell
Registered or introduced: 2002
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Classification:

Cane-like

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

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

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Good Fall Color

Smooth

Veined

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Foliage Color:

Bronze

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

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

Boca Raton, Florida

Gladwin, Michigan

Clinton, Mississippi

Tyrone, Pennsylvania

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 24, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

B. 'Flamingo Queen' is a cane type resulting from the cross between B. 'U078' and B. 'Lenore Olivier'. Hybridized by Ross Bolwell of Australia. 1999.

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