Image by daryl_mitchell Tuberous begonia are grown for their showy flowers. Tuberous begonias have a tuber and if grown in the ground they should be dug up.
These tropical plants have been bred to have unusual markings leaf shapes and colors.
Types of begonia house plants. An orange tuberous begonia. I became enamored with the incredible textures and colors and tried hard to remember the characteristics of the various types. They can be double.
All Begonias types just need a good bright location out of direct sunlight and theyre all set to grow look beautiful and flower happily. Red orange yellow white salmon and pink blooms may be single or double and may be plain ruffled or toothed. Their petals may have margins crests or.
A hybrid between wax and tuberous begonia it features waxy foliage and bright colored flowers in. Begonia plant enthusiasts like to group begonias by growth into fibrous trailing shrub-like rhizomatous thick-stemmed or tuberous and by habit into angel-wing rex cane or semperflorens. This group includes the.
This variety produces bright orange-red fl owers with contrasting green foliage having pink. Arrangements Ikebana Angel Plant Types Of Houseplants Begonia Maculata Perennial Flowering Plants Different Plants Plant Species Exotic Plants Outdoor Plants Angel Wing Begonia Plant An Angel wing begonia has large angel wing shaped leaves with silver specks and produces clusters of delicate flowers. There are over 1000 varieties of tuberous begonias which can be divided into 2 different categories.
Also even with the other types of begonias they can be planted through the bottom of the pot also to make a ball. Tuberous rex semperflorens fibrous and rhizomatous. Angel Wing begonia Fibrous-Rooted Begonias.
Although certain varieties host blooms of pink white red or orange these hardy plants are often grown for their foliage. Distinctive Characteristics of Begonia Types. Begonia includes more than 1000 species of foliage and flowering plants.
They can be trained to grow completely around the pot to make a begonia ball. She grew begonias and loved showing me the different varieties of this expansive genus. Many are variegated in shades of green red pink purple silver and brown.
Begonias grown from tubers are more tolerant indoors and grow into larger plants. Begonia Guide Our House Plants. Fibrous root Begonia species have stems that are directly attached to the crown of the plant like that of radish leaves.
Both types of begonias come in a wide variety of colors from white through to pink purple yellow and red. Rhizomatous begonias can even make wonderful hanging baskets using this type of pot. Classifying Begonias Tuberous Begonia Leaves.
The name rex begonia is applied to a group of cultivated begonia hybrids that have the wild Begonia rex species as one of the genetic parents. The Angel Wing Begonia is a common example. These plants have just a regular root ball with thin stringy roots.
Begonia leaves come in almost any color and pattern and add texture and interest to the garden. Begonias are an easy go-to annual for filling containers or hanging baskets. Best Types of Begonia Houseplants 1.
The last were my favorites and remain so today. Cane Stemmed Begonia Leaves. These include the semperflorens or wax begonias cane-like begonias dragon-wing and other varieties.
Image by Jaime Garden Amateur Cane stemmed begonia are grown mostly for their leaves. Tuberous begonias are popular for their beautiful flowers that come in a variety of colors and forms.