How to Feed Cane Begonias

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Cane begonias are one of the eight groups of begonias horticulturally classified by the American Begonia Society. They are tropical perennials with stiff but fleshy stems with an upright habit. Their leaves are often shaped like angel wings and may have attractive white spots or colored edges. Flowers from white to pink or red also…


How to Raise Begonias

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Begonis are perennial herbs from the tropical regions of the Americas, Africa and Asia. There are more than 1,500 known species with a wide variety of growing habits in the genus. Most begonias are terrestrial plants with tuberous roots, but some grow as epiphytes. Begonias are widely cultivated as ornamental plants because of their attractive…


Can You Save Begonias Over the Winter?

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It’s hard to say goodbye to the tuberous begonia’s delicate blooms once summer fades. The good news is that you can store these tubers over winter and enjoy another breathtaking floral display next year. Time Frame It’s time to overwinter tuberous begonias when their foliage is injured by the first fall frost, according to the…


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…


How to Water Begonias

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Have you been looking for a plant that is beautiful and easy to take care of? Begonias are a very common flower that can be grown outside or inside and are frequently seen in flower gardens in a variety of colors and sizes. Known for their simple flowers with yellow centers and for their waxy…


When Do Begonias Stop Flowering?

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Begonias offer a wide array of colors, sizes and shapes, making them versatile plants for home gardens, according to the National Gardening Association. Begonias exist as both annuals and perennials, both of which are long-blooming plants. Time Frame Begonias planted outdoors bloom until a hard freeze kills the foliage. Indoor plants bloom continually when properly…


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