The Begonian 1-2 2021

The Begonian 1-2 2021

Check out this complete issue of The Begonian, a bimonthly journal for all those with interests in the varied plant family of Begoniaceae. The Begonian is just one of the benefits enjoyed by membership in the American Begonia Society. Enjoy reading the complete issue...
What Begonia Is This?

What Begonia Is This?

The International Database of the Begoniaceae & Instructions This database, compiled and maintained by Ross Bolwell (member of ABS and the Association of Australian Begonia Societies), is completely free to use and is suited to Begonia lovers, Begonia growers,...
Alfred D. Robinson Early ABS Mentor

Alfred D. Robinson Early ABS Mentor

In 1931, the depths of the Depression, a group of Long Beach professional people formed The California Begonia Society. There were several educators, a realtor, an attorney, local nurserymen, and others. The group soon looked to the neighboring towns for other Begonia...
Promoting Researchers

Promoting Researchers

Begonia Researchers and Explorers across the Globe The American Begonia Society is grateful for the talented and dedicated pool of researchers and explorers around the globe, all of whom work tirelessly to refine, expand, and protect the family Begoniaceae. Mark C....

Growth Habits of Begonias

With so many species of begonias, and so many thousands of new cultivars, it became important along the way for growers to categorize their begonias in hopes of making things simpler. One thing to keep in mind, though, is that with so many cultivars combining their...

Guidelines for Begonia Nomenclature

Nomenclature is always an odd topic; because there is formal botanic nomenclature and then there are the horticultural or common garden names we use when we are casually talking about plants. Botanical nomenclature’s purpose is to avoid confusion when communicating...