Begonia, Rhizomatous Begonia
Begonia coriaceae x rajah

Family: Begoniaceae (be-gon-ee-AY-see-ee)
Genus: Begonia (be-GON-yuh)
Species: coriaceae x rajah

Classification
Rhizomatous

Height
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure
Light Shade

Danger
N/A

Bloom Color
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage
Grown for foliage
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy

Other details

Soil pH requirements
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information
Non-patented

Propagation Methods
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From leaf 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
Burgundy/Maroon
Orange/Apricot

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow
Can be grown as an annual
Suitable for growing in containers