Begonia luxurians

2013

Begonia luxurians

Palm leaf begonia

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Nativity:

Brazil

Growth Habit:

This cane-type begonia grows up to 8 feet tall. Clusters of lightly fragrant white flowers appear from spring through fall.

Growing Requirements:

Grow in partial sun to shade in a protected spot; it will recover from light frosts. The palm leaf begonia requires even moisture to replicate its tropical forest home.

Features:

Distinctive leaves are the main feature of this begonia. They are palmately divided and reflexed, resembling miniature palms.

Where at Lotusland:

In the fern garden.

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