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Wax Begonia


General Properties

Plant Name: Begonia (Semperflorens Cultorum Group)
Common Names: Wax Begonia
Plant Type: Annual,herbaceous Perennial
Origin: Hybrid
Family: Begoniaceae
Height (ft): 1
Growth: Medium
Hardiness Zones: 9-11
Salt Tolerance: Low
Drought: Medium
Soil pH: Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type: Wide
Soil Drainage: Moist, Well Drained
Light: Medium,high
Nutrition: Medium

Flower & Leaf Properties

Flower Property: Attractive,showy
Flower Color: Pink, Red, White
Foliage Color: Bronze, Green
Leaf Property: Simple, Alternate, Orbicular, Ovate
Leaf Texture: Medium
Season: Year-round

Other Properties

Uses: Bedding Plant, Borders, Flowering Container Plant, Hanging Basket
Propagate: Cuttings, Seeds
Fruit: Winged Capsule
Problems: Susceptible To Fungal Disease, Rot, Mealy Bug, Thrips
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