Begonia Species

Begonia polilloensis

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Species: polilloensis (po-lee-lo-EN-sis) (Info)
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Classification:

Shrub

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From leaf cuttings

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 17, 2006, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Terrarium culture!! Philippine species Begonia grown primarily for it's unique leaves. Also grown under the ABS code B. U076. Also grown under the mistaken identification of B. incisa.
Requires a lightly shaded spot with humidity and temps in the 65 range. Tender, tropical

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