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Begonia ‘Bronze Leaf’

Begonia x benariensis ‘Bronze Leaf’ or Bronze Leaf Begonia is easy to grow. It likes moisture but well-drained soil. It grows in shade or sun to about 24 inches. Beautiful pink flowers accent the reddish-bronze leaves. It can be propagated from stem cuttings. It is both categorized as perennial as well as annual. It blooms from spring to fall. Begonia x benariensis is a beautiful border flower as it is beautiful in pots in balconies.

Begonia x benariensis ‘Bronze Leaf’ is part of the Begoniaceae family of plants. It is a hybrid Wax Begonia. This hybrid is a cross between angel wing begonia x fibrous begonia F1 hybrids. It is part of the BIG SERIES hybrid seeds introduced by Benary Seed. It comes in three varieties or colors. Red with bronze leaf, Red with green leaf, and Pink with Bronze leaf.

How to grow Begonia x benariensis ‘Bronze Leaf’:

Grow Begonia x benariensis ‘Bronze Leaf’ in partial shade that has more sun than usual partial shade. Too much shade will reduce flowering. Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained soil. They tolerate heat better than other begonias. But adding mulch in the summer helps. Keep a consistent level of moisture without ever getting soggy. But they do tolerate occasional drought.

Bronze Leaf Begonia

Also read about Begonia grandis or Begonia cucullata.

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