Maintenance Tips for Tuberous Begonias

Maintenance Tips for Tuberous Begonias - as part of the expert series by GeoBeats. How to grow successfully, tuberous begonias. First of all, let's think of the name. Tuberous means that...

Starting tuberous begonias indoors - High Plains Journal

Tuberous begonias are available in upright and trailing types, single and double flowers and a wide variety of vibrant colors and flower forms and are a gardener’s favorite for easily brightening a shady corner of the garden. Unfortunately, they will not survive harsh winter weather outdoors and must be dug in the fall and stored indoors through the winter months.

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  1. Tuberous begonias (Begonia × tuberhybrida Voss, also known as the Tuberhybrida Group or the Tuberosa Group) are a group of Begonia cultivars, regarded as some of the most spectacular of the genus.. One of the first hybrids produced was B. x sedenii in 1870, a cross between B. boliviensis, collected by botanist Richard Pearce and a species from the Andes. ...
  2. The begonia family includes more than 1,000 species and 10,000 hybrids and cultivars. Ongoing breeding improves these beautiful flowering house plants, giving the new hybrids more blooms than ever before.
  3. American Begonia Society. What's New: Convention Photos 2018; ABS Major Award Recipients by Year; Visit Ross Bolwell's International Database of the Begoniaceae The American Begonia Society's Unidentified Species Listing - July 2012 is now available for purchase in the ABS Shop.
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  5. Begonia is a genus of perennial flowering plants in the family Begoniaceae.The genus contains more than 1,800 different plant species. The Begonias are native to moist subtropical and tropical climates. Some species are commonly grown indoors as ornamental houseplants in cooler climates. In cooler climates some species are cultivated outside in summertime for their bright colourful flowers ...
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Overhead of a freshly blooming yellow begonia flower with morning dew
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Twisted stigmas at the center of a tuberous begonia flower Photographed in the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers (before reconstruction) 35mm Kodachrome, Canon SLR, exp. data unavailable
Photo by J.G. in S.F. on Flickr

Begonia in bloom in my garden.
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