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Begonia grandis

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
beh-GO-nee-ah GRAN-dis
Description

Hardy begonia is a southern heirloom plant which is passed from garden to garden. It is useful in a shady border and prefers rich, moist soils.

Propagation: Bulbils formed in leaf axils

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fall#pink#hardy#partial shade#summer#heavy shade#perennial#wildlife plant#pink flowers#black walnut#cpp#herbaceous perennial#shade#part shade#heirloom#borders#pollinator plant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fall#pink#hardy#partial shade#summer#heavy shade#perennial#wildlife plant#pink flowers#black walnut#cpp#herbaceous perennial#shade#part shade#heirloom#borders#pollinator plant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Begonia
    Species:
    grandis
    Family:
    Begoniaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    China, Japan
    Wildlife Value:
    Flowers are visited by pollinators.
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    heavy shade, black walnut
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 6 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 6 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area
    Landscape Theme:
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Attracts:
    Pollinators
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Black Walnut
    Heavy Shade