Trailing Begonia, Climbing Begonia
Annuals, Perennials, Shrubs, Flowers
These have stems thattrail or climb, depending on howyou train them. They bloom sporadicallyduring warm weatherand are well suited to hangingbasket culture or planting in theground where well protected.They need conditions similar tothose for tuberous begonias,though trailing types are notlifted for storage. Examplesinclude hybrid ‘Potpourri’, withstrongly scented deep pink flowers,and one of its parents, B.solananthera, with glossy lightgreen leaves and fragrant whiteflowers with red centers. B. glabrahas trailing stems to 3 ft.long, with heart-shaped, brightgreen leaves and profuse whiteflowers in winter and spring.
Common and easily grown.Narrow, spiny green leaves are1 1/2 ft. long. Spikes of rosy redbracts; droopi...
Considered bymany to be the best-lookingform, has purple flowers andcalyxes.
This perennial from Thailand is not unlike a tulip in appearance (hence the common name), but it’s act...