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Begonia ? Thiemel

Posted by stampstudio EL Monte CA zone10 (bill@stampstudio.com) on
Thu, Jun 12, 14 at 16:59

I jus bought a new begonia yesterday The tag from the WWW.begonia.org says "Thiemel". I googled it and even went to the website and notiing shows. It is a beautiful begonia.


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RE: Begonia thiemei

Beautiful! How cute. It is a Palm Leaf Begonia (Begonia thiemei), also named Begonia macdougallii

Carol in Jacksonville


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RE: Begonia ? Thiemel

This is a species rhizomatous, once called macdougalli but now is correctly ID'd as B. theimei. It can get quite large. In my Tampa Bay yard, B. theimei can fill a 14" bowl and I grow it outdoors all year.


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