Angel Wing Begonia (Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum)-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Angel Wing Begonia
Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum

Begonia 'Dragon Wing'
Begonia 'Dragon Wing'
 
Features
An older group of begonias with the newer cultivars becoming more popular for their extraordinary garden and container value. Valuable for their garden performance, excellent flowering and outstanding foliage that compliments the flowers. 
 
Culture
Sun to partial shade. Prefers rich organic soils that are moist and well-drained. 
 
Cultivars
  • 'Maribel Pink Shades'
  • 'Dragon Wing' series
  • 'Torch'
 
 
Mature Height
15-18 Inches
 
Size
Medium
 
 
Annual Hardiness Type
Tender Annual
 
 
Bloom Color
Pink
Red
 
 
Bloom Season
May - October
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
 
Exposure/Light Requirements
Partial Sun/Shade
 
 
Pests and Problems
 
Additional Notes
Easy to grow and offering constant bloom for both the garden and container.

 

 
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