These begonias are grown mostly as bedding plants and as annuals in northern gardens, but can be a perennial shrub-like begonia in areas that do not freeze. Plants are ever-blooming, with single or double flowers of every shade of red, pink and white. The leaves come mostly in two colors, green and bronze, but there are variegated types such as B. ‘Charm’ and ‘Calla’ types with new leaves that come out white.
Articles About Semperflorens Begonias
Here are some of the species that have been used to create the modern semperflorens cultorum class: