Begonia dipetala

Begonia dipetala

B. dipetala has been around for a long time in Begonia years, having been found in Bombay…

Begonia crassicaulis

Begonia crassicaulis

B. crassicaulis was first published by John Lindley in 1842. It is native to Central America, more specifically Gautemala…

Begonia ‘Rudy’

Begonia ‘Rudy’

Rudy Ziesenhenne of Santa Barbara created this begonia in 1975. Before Rudy named it, a customer to his greenhouse spotted it…

Begonia ludwigii

Begonia ludwigii

Begonia ludwigii was discovered in Ecuador in 1931 by E. K. Gray and described in 1937 by Irmscher. This makes it a relative newcomer to the world of begonias when compared with the first begonias discovered over 200 years earlier. It grows at higher elevations in the...
Begonia grisea

Begonia grisea

Begonia grisea has been known for a long time, but is not frequently cultivated. It was described by Alphonse De Candolle in 1859 from specimens collected in Brazil between 1816 and 1821. It was later ‘forgotten.’ When the American Begonia Society developed its system...