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Flowering Plant Perennial Begoniaceae Begonias

Flowering Plant Perennial Begoniaceae Begonias

Begonias are grown for their foliage and or attractive flowers. They can be used as bedding plants and in window boxes, hanging baskets, and other containers. Another benefit of planting begonias is that they are deer and rabbit resistant.
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Foliage Typically used as houseplants and in shaded summer beds, begonias have tropical and subtropical origins. Some are grown for their asymmetrical, patterned and variegated foliage, and others to add color to shady garden areas with their bright blooms.
Height 6- to 12-inch houseplants to bushy plants 5 feet tall or more.
WateringLet them dry out slightly between waterings. If they are kept cool, you may notice they can tolerate a longer time without water.
Light Sun to shade, depending on variety.
Temperature65 – 78℉ (18 - 25C)
Toxicity Begonias are toxic to pets, with the tubers being the most poisonous part. They are not toxic to humans, although may cause allergic reactions.
Pests and ProblemsSusceptible to powdery mildew, mealy bugs, mites, thrips, and whitefly. Stem rot and rhizome rot can be caused by overwatering and soggy soil.

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