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Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana
Common Name: Hardy Begonia Family: Begoniaceae (The Begonia Family)

Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana
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This beautiful hardy begonia has light green, nicely textured foliage with dramatically red-veined reverses. In fall it is topped with bright candy pink flowers which last almost until frost. A great plant in combination with ferns and hostas and for colour in the fall shade garden.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Shady slopes or moist places.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Loves Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone6-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Tricyrtis formosana "'Empress'"
Actaea (Cimicifuga) simplex "'Brunette'"
Hosta sieboldiana "'Frances Williams'"
Hosta "'One Man's Treasure'"

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