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Zones 14-24, H1, H2
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Begonia

Trailing Begonia, Climbing Begonia
Begoniaceae
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.

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