Dragon Wing Begonia


I have never been a begonia fan, that is, the common bedding type annual plant.  But now they have so many new varieties that I have changed my opinion.  Especially the dragon wing.  They are foolproof, and so beautiful.  They grow tall, and drape and cascade…perfect for containers and window boxes.  I discovered a new variety at the greenhouse the other day.


Bonfire  and it is just gorgeous.  Several plants came home with me for the window boxes on the portico.  Hot red-orange flowers, deep burgundy-green leaves.    Full sun to part shade. 

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Plant Love! 

3 responses »

  1. oooh, I like those!
    I liked whatever you had in your window boxes in the back last summer too.
    Your whole yard is a thing of beauty!

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