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Begonia foliosa var. miniata - Fuchsia Begonia

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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Shrub
Family: Begoniaceae (Begonias)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Fall/Spring
Synonyms: [Begonia fuchsioides, Hort.]
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Light Shade/Part Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 30-32 F
Begonia foliosa var. miniata (Fuchsia Begonia) - Shrubby perennial plant with slender stems and oblong-ovate to sickle-shaped, toothed, shiny, mid-green leaves, 1" across. Produces fuchsia-like, pink to red flowers, to 1 1/4" across most of the year. Grows to about 30" tall x 18" wide. This is probably a hybrid or a selection of Begonia fuchsioides as the species actually has bright red flowers. Plant in bright shade and water regularly.  This description is based on our research and observations of this plant as it grows in containers at our nursery, in our own garden and in other gardens. We also appreciate receiving feedback of any kind from those who have additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or have additional cultural tips that would aid others growing Begonia foliosa var. miniata .