Begonia, Shrub Begonia 'Gene Daniels'

Begonia

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Gene Daniels
Hybridized by Ziesenhenne
Registered or introduced: 1975
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Classification:

Shrub

Height:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

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)

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pink

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

Succulent

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:

Burgundy/Maroon

Orange/Apricot

Red

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Can be grown as an annual

Regional

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

Alameda, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jul 27, 2008, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Shrub type hybrid begonia from Rudy Ziesenhenne, 1975.
Cross between B. 'Frieda Grant' x unknown.

Hardy with protection to 30 perhaps lower.

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