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Ornamental in nature the begonia are flowering house plants that are also popular for outdoors. They have all the requirements needed to thrive indoors. You can grow them under florescent lights where they will bloom exceptionally well. Starting and growing a begonia is not difficult. The propagation of this plant is very simple. And they certainly brighten up any home during the blooming season.

Knowing Begonia (Begonia obliqua)

Size

Begonia obliqua are tropical plants and vary in sizes. The miniature grows about 6 inches and the shrub can grow upto 12 ft high.

Foliage

The leaves of this plant are large and variegated. They have bright colorful flowers with sepals but no petals.

Growing Begonia (Begonia obliqua)

Light

The begonias are tropical plants but love cool climate and grow well in medium sunlight.

Water

Since being native to moist climate these plant require regular watering along with proper drainage. It should be neither wet nor dry out completely.

Propagation

You can propagate the begonia plant through stem cuttings and division. In some varieties of the plant you can also propagate through leaf cuttings such as in the rex groups and rhizomatous.

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You can buy a begonia plant here: Begonia Bundle – 5 Plants

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