Begonia Plant, Barbados Pocket Guide


Begonias are open-air plants that eagerly embrace warmth and moisture. Found on the island of Barbados in colours of white and cheerful pink, they are easily reproduced as they root freely in sandy enriched soil. They are best displayed outside of pots as free growing plants where their true beauty comes alive.


This fibrously rooted plant has arching brown stems that will reach anywhere to 2 feet in length. Leaves have striking red undersides and reach anywhere from 6 inches long by approximately 5 inches wide.


Living Conditions

Warm temperatures thoughout Barbados necessitate the growth of begonias on the island. Most begonias are easily cultivated by division or from stem cuttings and mostly require bright shade and well-drained growing media that is neither constantly wet nor constantly dry.


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