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Any one now what type of Begonia this is. ??

Somerset, United Kingdom Gb

I have grown these from plug plants this year, i have some in yellow too. I would like to get more next year they are very nice for hanging baskets, The double blooms are about 2ins across.




Its a tuberous begonia, of which there are several hybrids, the most common being Begonia tuberhybrida, which is probably what you've got there. You can buy them as tubers in spring and grow them yourself if you want.

19 Jul, 2009


Thank you Bamboo, i do have lots of tuberous begonias but none like this type, the others have much larger blooms on much thicker stems which break easy.

19 Jul, 2009


Might be easier to tell which variety you've got with a photo of the whole plant rather than just the flowers - at the moment, it looks like one of the Multiflora group, but can't really tell. The Pendula group has thinner stems which droop a bit and are better for hanging baskets, etc, but the flowers look the same.

19 Jul, 2009


I have changed the photo [could i have added photo?] the Multiflora ones i know have smaller blooms and do not have the rose like look, this is only my second year growing begonia other than the semperflorens type

19 Jul, 2009


Doesn't look like Pendula - might be B. multiflora maxima though - plants only get six inches or so high though, and I think yours is taller - it could be B. multiflora maxima Non-Stop group, or B. multiflora Prima Donna group - both these hybrids are double flowered. That's about as close as I can get anyway;-)

19 Jul, 2009

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