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By Peteg

Bristol, United Kingdom Gb

Hi everyone. I haven't been around for a while for several reasons - hope all is well with all of you.
In my continuing search for plants for a maintenance-free garden (!) I've been trying to buy the hardy Begonia grandis subsp. evansiana from a UK source. I can find several USA sources but none in UK. On the basis that someone *may* have classified it as pernicious or otherwise not wanted in UK, does anyone have any thoughts on 1) whether it is UK persona non grata and 2) if not, where can I find some?
Thanks in advance



Lots of UK nurseries stock copy and paste this link into your browser for a list:

11 Apr, 2011


Thanks, MG - Mr Google just wasn't being helpful and gave me all sorts of general begonia results ignoring the 'hardy'. Off to have a look at the link ...

11 Apr, 2011


I see that there are 2 members of GoY who grow this plant. You could PM them if there's no luck buying normally. Looks like a very useful plant. I wonder if rabbits eat it.....?

11 Apr, 2011

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