Return to the Begonia Forum | Post a Follow-Up

resources to search for ID of a 50 year old begonia

Posted by beaniebeagle (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 7, 09 at 21:23

my neighbor gave me 3 cuttings of an angelwing begonia that he has had since about 1948.

are there any resources out there that will list what kind of angelwings there were back then???

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: resources to search for ID of a 50 year old begonia

There are some old excellent books floating around but most have been out of print for years or decades. Occasionally you might find one on eBay for $$$. There are several web sites with lots of pictures but there is no site that has everything.

Try this site to begin with:

ABSASTRO site for cultivars

RE: resources to search for ID of a 50 year old begonia


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Begonia Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here