How to Propagate an Angel Wing Begonia

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The angel wing begonia is beloved for its large, showy, winglike leaves–dark green with silver speckles and crimson undersides–and for its delicate flowers that range from white to red. The angel wing is a hybrid created by crossing Begonia aconitifolia with B.coccinea. It requires six to eight hours of indirect light per day and regular…


How to Start Angel Wing Begonias

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Angel wing begonias are tropical houseplants that enjoy average room temperatures of 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. This type of begonia has large green leaves with white markings. Delicate pale blossoms drape in clusters in the late winter and spring. Dwarf varieties grow 12 inches tall and others reach 36 inches tall. Angel wing begonias…


Angel Wing Begonia Care Guide

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Angel wing begonias (Begonia lucerna ‘Sophie Cecile’) are easy-to-care-for houseplants that grow up to 48 inches high. They produce pointed, dark green foliage–usually with white spots–year-round and delicate hanging pink blooms in the spring or summer. The exact shade of the blooms depends upon how much light the plant receives. Although they aren’t demanding plants,…


Yellow Leaves on My Angel Wing Begonia

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Angel wing begonia is a long-blooming plant that thrives in partial shade. The flowers are pink or red and the plant is tall for a begonia at 12 to 15 inches in height. The flowering begins in May and may persist until October. Angel wing begonia is an ideal house plant; it can also be…


How to Prune Angel Wing Begonias

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Begonia lovers often enjoy adding angel wing begonias to their collection of cane begonias. Perennial flowers, these prolific and showy plants will grow energetically in a sunny flower garden or container throughout the growing season. Keep your angel wings compact and bushy by pruning them periodically as they grow. Your begonias will respond by flourishing…


How to Raise Angel Wing Begonias

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The angel wing begonia (Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum) is a cane-type begonia with broad leaves and brittle limbs that grows 18 inches tall and wide. While angel wing begonias are grown as an annual in some parts of the United States, its fragile limbs make it more appropriate for containers and hanging baskets where the plant…


Care of Angel Wing Plants

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Angel wing plants are begonias that grow up to 5 feet tall and bloom with large clusters of white, pink, orange or red flowers from May to October. Native to the tropics, this plant thrives outdoors in areas with high humidity and lots of light. In cooler regions, however, angel wing begonias have become a…


How to Care for Purple Angel Trumpet Plants

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Brugmansia suaveolens, commonly known as angel’s trumpet plants, are native to South America, but will thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 8 through 10. The available flower colors on these tropical trees include white, pink, yellow, red and purple. No matter what color your angel’s trumpet plant’s flowers are, the processes for maintenance…


What to Spray for Bugs Eating Leaves on an Angel Trumpet Plant

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The angel trumpet, or Brugmansia, is an ornamental shrub to small tree in tropical regions and is often grown as a houseplant for its large, fragrant flowers. Several insect pests can invade and damage angel trumpet plants. Types of Insect Pests Caterpillars, which are the larvae of butterflies and moths, chew large, unsightly holes in…


How to Care for an Angel Tree

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Angel tree, or angel trumpet tree, is a member of a group of plants called brugmansia. They are loved for their large, fragrant, trumpet-shaped blossoms that hang upside-down from the branches. The flowers can grow up to 12 inches long and the tree can grow 20 feet tall in its native South America, but should…


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