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Begonia Imperialis Begonia

Begonia Imperialis
Begonia Imperialis Begonia Imperialis Begonia Imperialis
Stock Number: 56061
Availability: In Stock
Family: Begoniaceae
Cultural Code: HP TERR what's this?

(trailing) "Carpet Begonia." Procumbent stems hold pebbly bronze and silver-streaked leaves; prefers filtered light, cool location to bring out amber tones and a terrarium home to keep the atmosphere stable.  White winter blooming Mexican classic species--this horticultural selection seems more heat tolerant than other collections of this Mexican montane species we have tested. We cannot ship this species to you during warmer parts of the year unless you realize that the foliage will most likely suffer some damage. Remember that the habit is quite wide spreading, thus a more appropriate candidate for the wardian case than for a less wide terrarium.

Taxonomy
Family Begoniaceae
Plant Details
Cultural Code HP TERR

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Cultural Codes

Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.

If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.

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