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Scientific name: Begonia semperflorens    be-go-ni-a  sem-per-flo-renz

Common name: Wax Begonia

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  8-10"
Form  upright clump
Texture  medium
Flower color  red
 pink
 white
Leaf color  green
 red
 variegated
Time of bloom  July-October

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part-full shade
Soil
requirement
 average soil
 and moisture
Propagation
method
 -seed
 -annual
USDA Hardiness Zone   annual

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   4 months to flower when started from seed
Uses  -front of border
 -containers
Comments  can be used as houseplant in winter