Scientific Name: Begonia x hybrida Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Dragon Wing begonia Texture:Coarse
Family Name:BegoniaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright
Plant Type: Annual, Flowering pot plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Lobed, Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Succulent, Glabrous, Other, Ovate, Serrate, Crenate
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), (Corymb-like), Dark-red, Yellow, Red, Pink, Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct- May
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Bedding plant, Container planting, Hanging basket, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves highly variable from uneven-ovate to palmately lobed; male flowers (2 petals) and female flowers (5 petals) on same plant that both droop.