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Begonia grandis

Family: Begoniaceae

Common name: HARDY BEGONIA

Synonym: Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana

Native to: China, Japan, Malaysia

Sentiments: beware as i am fanciful, caution

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 1.5 feet

Flower

pink

Leaf

green, warm

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: specific butterfly species

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +10 to +30 °F

Water: regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant