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Begonia Species, Eyelash Begonia, Tiger Paw Begonia

Begonia bowerae

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh) (Info)
Species: bowerae (BOW-er-ay) (Info)
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Classification:

Shrub

Rhizomatous

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Blend

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From leaf cuttings

From herbaceous stem cuttings

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

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Light Green

Medium Green

Bicolor

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:

Suitable for growing in containers

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 8, 2019, RosinaBloom from Waihi,
New Zealand (Zone 1) wrote:

This miniature begonia can also be grown as an indoor plant, and is lovely in a hanging basket.

Royal Horticulture Society Award of Garden Merit.

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