Scientific Name: Begonia x tuberhybrida Form: Mounded
Common Name:tuberous begonia Texture: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, Garden origin 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, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Hanging basket
Key ID Features:Annual to 30 cm; leaves thick, pubescent, undulating, doubly-serrate, deltoid; petiole thick, pinkish, comes off one side; flowers male or female flowers in fiery colours.