Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberhybrida Form: Mounded
Common Name:tuberous begoniaTexture:Coarse
Family Name:BegoniaceaeHabit: Pendulous, Upright
Plant Type: Annual, Flowering pot plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Lustrous, Ovate, Incised
Flowers: Cyme, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Deep shade
Soil: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Hanging basket
Key ID Features:Annual to 30cm; leaves thick, pubescent, undulating, doubly-serrate, deltoid; petiole thick, pinkish, comes off one side; flowers male or female flowers in firey colours.