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American Begonia Society __ Just as you might expect, there is a lot of information here. Galleries, articles, resources and links. - illustrated - From American Begonia Society -

Begonia Species __ "Species begonias are begonias that grow in the wild somewhere in the world. There are several hundred species of begonias in the world, many still waiting to be discovered. Many species of begonias have been in cultivation for a few hundred years however. They come in the full range of cultural requirements. Some are nearly indestructible and some may require terrarium care." Learn why growing these flowers is important. - From - 

Begonias __ ""One problem with begonias is that they’re so very hardy they’ll never give up and die. Even when grown in the worst situation, the plants will struggle on, but when you see well-grown plants you can appreciate their true beauty." Learn how to keep them in top shape. - From -  

Canadian Begonia Society __ "The Canadian Begonia Society is a group of people in Canada who simply like to grow begonias. We have a fair bit of information on how to grow these plants and we're happy to share our ideas." You will find a list of topics to choose from. - illustrated - From Canadian Begonia Society - 



Color in Shade - Growing Tuberous Begonias __ Article describes how to succesfully grow one of the most long blooming and beautiful plants suitable for partial shade: The Tuberous Begonia. - From -


Growing Begonias __ Video about growing begonias. - video - From -


Growing Begonias of All Kinds in England __ General overview of growing begonias in England. - illustrated - From -


Growing Begonias from Corms __ "Begonias can be propagated with tubers or cuttings, or they can even be grown straight from corms. Corms are essentially the same as tubers, but are closer to bulbs..." - From -


Growing Begonias Indoors __ "Though these annual flowers can be grown outside, many people choose to grow begonias as houseplants, where they will bloom year round. "  Instructions on how-to. - illustrated - From - 


Growing Begonias Indoors __ "Begonias (Begonia species) belong to a huge family that includes over 1000 species worldwide. Except for the hardy begonia, which will survive winters in South Carolina, begonias don’t tolerate cold temperatures, and are grown either as annuals or dug up in the fall,..."  A guide to enjoying them indoors during the cooler months. - From -


Growing Tuberous Begonias in the Home Garden __ "Tuberous begonias (Begonia x tuberhybrida) are attractive flowering plants for partially shaded, protected sites in the home landscape. They are suitable for pots, window boxes, hanging baskets, and beds or borders."  A good guide to their care.  - From -


Growing Tuberous Begonias in Pots or in the Garden __ Article describes how to grow one of the most long blooming and beautiful plants suitable for partial shade. - From -   



How to Grow Angel Wing Begonias __ " Angel wing begonias' spotted foliage adds texture and color to gardens and their pendulous clusters of flowers delight gardeners everywhere. They can be planted directly in the ground or in containers and grow easily from seeds or cuttings." You will find step-by-step growing instructions - From -


How to Grow Angel Wing Begonia __ A general overview and step-by-step guide. - From -

How to Grow Bedding Begonias (Begonia Semperflorens) __ " Bedding begonias have waxy green, bronze or red leaves and single or double flowers that appear in small clusters in white or shades of pink or red." You will find step-by-step growing instructions. - From - 

How to Grow Begonias from Tubers __ "A combination of beautiful double-flowers and textured foliage make the tuberous-rooted begonias attractive plants to grow." Learn how to start begonias from tubers and about what follow-up care is needed. - illustrated - From -


How to grow and care for begonias __ Begonia comes in many different varieties. They can brighten up both your indoor and outdoor gardens. Here is how to grow them."  An article. - From -


Planting guide - Begonias __ Planting instructions for bed, basket or pot. - From -


Planting Wax Begonia __ "Wax begonias are tender perennials ( we are treating them as annuals) and will not survive frost. Do not move seedlings to the garden until night temperatures remain above 50°F."  A how-to guide. - From -   


_____ Begonia Photo, Art and Image Links_____

Acclaim Images - begonia photos, stock photos, pictures, begonia ... __ Many pages of click-to-enlarge Begonia photos. Begonia pictures. - illustrated - From -

Angel Wing Begonias Photo Gallery __ Gallery of click-to-enlarge Angel Wing begonia photos. Begonia pictures. - illustrated - From -
Beauty of Begonias __ Pages of annotated click-to-enlarge begonia photos, begonia pictures. - illustrated - From -

Begonia Stock Photos and Images. 76 Begonia pictures and royalty ... __ Nice collection of click-to-enlarge begonia photos and images. Begonia pictures. - illustrated - From -



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