Begonia egregia

Family: Begoniaceae (Begonia)
Distribution: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)
Life form: Herbaceous perennial
Description: Begonia egregia is a beautiful semi-succulent upright tall-growing, thick-stemmed Begonia from Southeast Brazil. The leaves are long and narrow and have red serrated margins. It produces large hanging clusters of delicate white flowers in the winter. Prefers light shade and well-draining soil.


  • 1: RPH-B9 • Accession: 2012-2254
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