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Begonia Socotrana – A Complete Care Guide

The Begonia socotrana is a rare species of tuberous begonias commonly used to hybridize with other tuberous begonias. But I’ve found this a great species to grow just as it is, for its unique foliage and rich blooms. The leaves are almost circular and peltate, having a deep green hue and a unique rough texture …

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Begonia Pearcei Care – Everything You Need to Know!

(image credit, IG: nottodayrootrot) Tuberous begonias are typically grown for the attractive blooms. Begonia pearcei, however, is unusual in the sense that it has very attractive foliage as well as flowers whilst being a tuberous Begonia. The leaves are velvety and dark, with prominent white venation. The flowers are showy yellow that makes a great …

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Fail-safe Tips for Begonia X Semperflorens Care

Commonly known as Wax Begonia, the Begonia x semperflorens is a compact fibrous begonia with succulent foliage. The leaves are either green tinged with red, or greenish brown tinged with bronze or sometimes a dark beet colour. In full sun the red to bronze tinge grows to a rich blush. Begonia x semperflorens variety flowers …

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Begonia Peltatifolia Care – Expert Tips!

(image credit, IG: roger.swchien) Begonia Peltatifolia is endemic to Hainan Island, China, according to the Royal Botanical Garden and comes from the Begoniaceae family. Begonia Peltatifolia is a tender perennial grown specifically for their foliage and colorful flowers. This plant can be grown anywhere outdoor, in the ground, indoors in pots, or in hanging baskets. Begonia …

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Begonia Microsperma Complete Care Guide

Begonia Microsperma is a rare Begonia species that is native to the tropical regions of West Africa, specifically Cameroon. This plant develops small, eye-catching yellow flowers. This rhizomatous plant has textured leaves with tiny hairs. This species requires special care because it will thrive in high humidity( 60-80%) areas only. For soil, it needs a …

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