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botanical name:
Begonia sutherlandii
Begonia sutherlandii © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Begoniaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.15m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
stem/bark: red
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: 0°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
description:
Tuberous begonia with long slender, trailing stems. Slightly toothed bright green leaves, often with red veins. Pendant panicles of orange flowers freely produced throughout summer.

cultivation:
Well drained, humus-rich, neutral to slightly acid soil, out of strong direct sun. The tuber may survive a few degrees of frost but may be dug up in autumn and stored over winter.

usage:
Good in containers and hanging baskets.

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