Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

conference.cnps.org

Begonia
(sold as Lady Francis)

Family: Begoniaceae

Common names: BEDDING BEGONIA, WAX BEGONIA

Synonym: Begonia ladn francis

Native to: China, Japan, Malaysia

Sentiments: beware as i am fanciful, caution

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect, rosette

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 2 feet

Flower

pink

Leaf

dark, warm

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: specific butterfly species

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

flowers year round

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: regular

Butterflies that feed on this plant

  • Begonia ladn francis 2 2
  • Begonia ladn francis 2 3
  • Begonia ladn francis 2
  • Begonia ladn francis 3 2
  • Begonia ladn francis 3
  • Begonia ladn francis