B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Begonia rex(rhiz.) is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
metallic GREEN - RED
|Begonia rex(rhiz.) sales history
Common names for Begonia rex(rhiz.):
|Begonia, King Begonia, Painted Leaf Begonia,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|149||: Begonia Seed and Plant List|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Begonia rex(rhiz.) seeds will usually germinate in 15-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Begonia rex(rhiz.) seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Fibrous 70-75#F, tuberous 65-70#F.