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(Begoniaceae)

Begonia large sp. from Mexico - BSWJ10279

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Description:
Incredulous was our first thought when we first encountered this species in the wilds of Chiapas in the south of Mexico in 2004. Where it grew on a steep shaded bank along with Gunnera, forming spreading colonies of enormous rounded leaves to 1m across, on equally tall hairy stems. With large panicles of pale pink flowers ageing to pink large winged seed capsules, from the branching stems which formed aerial rhizomes, which drop to the ground and root. Best in a container or testing in a sheltered shady area in a drained fertile moisture retentive soil.

product details
Family Generic Species/Variety Collection Number
(Begoniaceae) Begonia large sp. from Mexico BSWJ10279
Group Colour Blooms Size
Perennial Pink Early spring medium
Soil Type Shade Foliage Origin
Humus rich moist Part shade, Shade Deciduous aromatic Mexico
Scented Ornamental Berries / Fruit
No ORNAMENTAL seeds
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