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Botanical name: Begonia luxurians
Other names: Palm-leaf begonia, Shrub begonia, Palm leaf begonia
Species: B. luxurians - B. luxurians a tender, shrub-like, evergreen perennial with hairy, lance-shaped, mid-, dark or bronze-green palmate leaves and, from spring into summer, lightly, fragrant, pale yellow to white flowers.
Begonia luxurians is: Evergreen
Flower: White, Pale-yellow in Spring; White, Pale-yellow in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green, Dark-green, Bronze-green in All seasons
Fragrance: The flowers are scented
Habit: Bushy, Clump-forming
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Propagation methods: Leaf cuttings, Seed, Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Begonia luxurians (Palm-leaf begonia) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.6m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Mediterranean, Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor
Cultivation: Outdoors, in a frost-free area, grow in well-drained humus-rich neutral to acid soil in partial shade. WIll not toloerate waterlogged conditions. Under glass, grow in loam-based compos.
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|Soil types:||Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)|
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I added this plant to my list hoping for some basic info--how much moisture does the plant need? Should it be allowed to dry out between waterings? Just little unimportant advice, which I can't find anywhere.
Where can I find out how much water begonia luxurians needs?
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