Solenia Begonia

boothbay(7)June 23, 2012

Just bought these beautiful "Dusty Rose" begonias in full bloom. I have been doing the recommended culture of these, full sun mostly and water when dry. Now in a couple of weeks, some of those blooms aged and fell off and now its getting ugly with forked branches. I was told to do light pinching after they drop their blooms..but its not that simple, for me at least. They were blooming from a forked branch..do i pinch up to that fork area or past it? Here are a couple of pictures...the best I could do.

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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL

Bummer that nobody had anything to say about this. Not one I've heard of before, sure is pretty! How's your plant doing?

    Bookmark   October 15, 2012 at 8:58AM
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lraley

Would you like to trade?

    Bookmark   November 13, 2012 at 10:18PM
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