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Is this a Rex Begonia?

Posted by stephanie_kay 5a IL (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 9, 13 at 15:19

I was given this plant this morning. I was thinking maybe a Rex. But would like to find out for sure. The lady I got it from had no ideal what it was.
What would be a good soil to plant it in? It looks kind of leggy right now. Would a 6 inch hanging basket be okay?

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RE: Is this a Rex Begonia?

Not a rex begonia but it is a rhizomatous begonia. Looks like 'Immense' or 'Ricinifolia' which these two names may be synonymous or interchanged but it is hard to find any history on the names.


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