Begonia Semperflorens, also knows as Wax Begonia is a perennial but sometimes treated as an annual. It is fiberous rooted and should be planted in rich well-drained soil. Depending on the variety it can grown in the sun or shade but parital shade is best. They can be grown as houseplants and will bloom for several years. They do require moist environment. You can propogate from cuttings as well as seeds.