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Begonia rex of some sort

This is a discussion on Begonia rex of some sort within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A friend gave me this plant in a tiny 2" pot last Spring. It is ...

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    Default Begonia rex of some sort

    A friend gave me this plant in a tiny 2" pot last Spring. It is now in a 14" pot. These grow so fast!!!


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    Are they Scarlet Begonias?

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    I'm thinking more of some Begonia rex rhizomatous hybrid.

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    Sorry, it was a 'Grateful Dead' reference/joke.

    They have a song named "Scarlet Begonias". And it is a good song at that!

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