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botanical name:
Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana
Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Begoniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.50m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 7 to 11
description:
Tuberous begonia with bulb-like tubers, branching stems of ovate, notched, olive green leaves, pale green or sometimes red underneath. Clusters of pink or white flowers in summer.

cultivation:
Well-drained humus-rich, neutral to acidic soil, in part shade and a sheltered situation. Sometimes considered frost tender, but appears to be quite hardy.

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