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Artistic Static Display of Begonias - left front view

Artistic Static Display of Begonias – left front view

Queensland Begonia Society Pages
  1. About Sat 19 Nov 2011 - Welcome to the Queensland Begonia Society. The Queensland Begonia Society was formed in October 1988 by Peter Henderson and Michael O’Dea. In the early 2010s, it has about 130 members in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, France and USA, as well as Japan, Sweden and Scotland in the past. The Society meets at 1pm in the Merthyr […]
  2. Press Tue 2 Apr 2013 - [rebelmouse sitename =”QueenslandBegoniaSociety”]
  3. Group Gallery Sun 15 Jul 2012 - Contents Click on any item in the table of Contents below to go directly to the corresponding group. Click the “Back” button on the mouse or the web browser to return to the table of Contents. Begonia Begonia bowerae Begonia coccinea Begonia masoniana Begonia rex cultorum Begonia × hiemalis Begonia × semperflorens-cultorum Begonia × tuberhybrida […]
  4. Contents Tue 29 Oct 2013 - Queensland Begonia Society Pages Recent Posts
  5. Forum Tue 4 Jun 2013 - Queensland Begonia Society Forum The Forum has the following organizational structures and subforums: Queensland Begonia Society Forum History and Milestones Missions and Agendas Members and the Committee Meetings and Minutes Notable Guest Speakers Special Events Tours and Visits Commemorations and Memorabilia Noteworthy Issues and Topics Change and Sustainability Advertising and Promotion Acknowledgements Frequently Asked Questions […]
  6. Membership Application Thu 30 May 2013 - Please print and fill out the following form. THE QUEENSLAND BEGONIA SOCIETY INC APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP FEES: CALENDAR YEAR: 1 JAN ― 31 DEC SINGLE $25 FAMILY $30 HALF YEAR: 1 JUL ― 31 DEC SINGLE $12.50 FAMILY $15 INTERNATIONAL FEES (in Australian Dollars): CALENDAR YEAR: 1 JAN ― 31 DEC $35 HALF YEAR: 1 […]
  7. 2012 Annual Show Sat 17 Mar 2012 - Annual Show of Begonia Slideshow The 2012 Annual Show of Begonias is held at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 3pm on 25th (Saturday) and 26th (Sunday) of February. Click any image below to see gallery images displayed in a full-size carousel view. All photos were taken by SoundEagle in the morning on […]
  8. Begonia Sat 19 Nov 2011 - Adapted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Begonia Begonia cultivars Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae clade: Angiosperms clade: Eudicots clade: Rosids Order: Cucurbitales Family: Begoniaceae Genus: Begonia L. Species Click here to see text below Wikispecies has information related to: Begonia Begonia is a genus in the flowering plant family Begoniaceae and is a perennial. The only […]
  9. 2013 Annual Show Mon 22 Jul 2013 - Annual Show of Begonia Slideshow The 2013 Annual Show of Begonias is held at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 4pm on 23rd (Saturday) of February. Click any image below to see gallery images displayed in a full-size carousel view. All photos were taken by Mrs Ivy McFarlane on 23rd February 2013 during […]
  10. Membership Information Sun 26 May 2013 - General Meetings ― Third Saturday of each month, January to November (February excluded if clashing with Annual Show), at Merthyr Uniting Church Hall, 52 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, from 1pm to 4pm. Library and Plant Sales commence at 12.15pm, and Free afternoon tea at 2.30pm. Plant displays and commentary, plant identification, raffle, […]
  11. Schedules Thu 24 Nov 2011 - The Queensland Begonia Society holds meeting on the 3rd Saturday of each month (excluding December), commencing at 1pm. The trade table opens at 12.15pm for purchases of plants and cuttings. 2013 SCHEDULES Hover the mouse cursor over any venue in the table below to see its full address. Click on any venue in the table […]
  12. The Living Society Tue 3 Apr 2012 - The Queensland Begonia Society website has been created, designed and administered by SoundEagle since November 2011 as an innovative platform to promote and benefit the society as well as to enhance and complement its goals and activities. The website, as it has been conceived, structured and composed, has a strong commitment to values, people, learning, innovation, […]
  13. Website Statistics Sat 16 Jun 2012 - Queensland Begonia Society Worldwide Queensland Begonia Society Worldwide in the past 24 hours Queensland Begonia Society Country Data Top Views by Country between 25 FEB 2012 and 30 MAY 2013 Country Views Australia 5,573 United States 2,334 Spain 390 Canada 311 United Kingdom 237 France 214 Russian Federation 209 India 186 Argentina 186 Uruguay 179 […]
  14. Gallery Wed 23 Nov 2011 - Begonia ‘Flamingo Queen’ Originator: Ross Bolwell, 1990 Parents: Begonia U078 (maculata) x Begonia ‘Leonore Oliver’ This hybrid, developed in New South Wales, Australia, has become very popular in the U.S.A. and won the American Begonia Society’s Alfred D Robinson Medal, which is made to a begonia cultivar that has been released for at least five years and […]
  15. Videos Fri 9 Dec 2011 - Videos of 2012 Annual Show of Begonias [10:01] 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 1) [5:20] 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 2) [8:59] 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 3) All videos were taken by SoundEagle in the morning on 26th (Sunday) of February 2012 during the Annual Begonia Show. [object HTMLTextAreaElement]via 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part […]
  16. Journals Sat 20 Oct 2012 - The following is a sample of the quarterly journals published by the Queensland Begonia Society. PDF Version Click here to read 2011 Winter Journal in PDF 2011 Winter Journal THE QUEENSLAND BEGONIA SOCIETY INC The objects for which the Association is established are: To promote good fellowship amongst all people interested in Begonias and in […]
  17. Puzzles Sat 10 Dec 2011 - ❀ღ✿ღ.¸¸♫*❤*•..¸✿ღ✫❀ Onsite Puzzles °✿° ჱܓჱܓჱܓ°✿° Each of the following puzzles has a set of control buttons at the top right corner. Starting from the leftmost, they are the thumbnail preview, full-screen mode, pause, timer, and reset (to restart the puzzle in a new configuration). Queensland Begonia Society Friendship Day Queensland Begonia Society Gallery Artistic Static […]
  18. Links Wed 23 Nov 2011 - Other Begonia Sites of Interest Click on the links below to visit the sites. Australian Sites iBegonias – The International Database of the Begoniaceae – Ross Bolwell’s world class database about Begonias Association of Australian Begonia Societies The Melbourne Begonia Society The New South Wales Begonia Society The South Australian Begonia Society The Victorian Begonia […]
  19. Comments Tue 6 Dec 2011 - We hope that you have enjoyed and benefited from the experience of visiting this website. Please kindly provide your comments in the form below, and rate the design, functionality, contents, language and grammar of the Queensland Begonia Society website at your convenience. Thank you. You may also contact SoundEagle (Webmaster and Designer) using this form.
  20. PALS Sun 2 Sep 2012 - Begonia Species Currently Protected by Protectors And Lovers of Species (PALS) in Queensland, Australia Plant Name Type Original Habitat Protected in Other State(s) B. cathayana Rhizomatous China B. chlorosticta Shrub-Like Malaysia B. cirrosa Rhizomatous China B. conchifolia var conchifolia Rhizomatous Costa Rica Victoria B. conchifolia var rubrimacula Rhizomatous Costa Rica Victoria B. diadema Rhizomatous Borneo […]
Recent Posts
  1. 2017 Annual Show of Begonias for a Burst of Colour 🎨 Sun 19 Feb 2017 - Queensland Begonia Slideshow Date Venue Event 4 MAR Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium Annual Begonia Show Begonias for a Burst of Colour 🎨 is the theme for the begonia display of 2017. The show is a “One Day Affair” from 9am to 4pm and the Admission fee is $4. This is the largest and only […]
  2. 2016 Annual Show of Begonias on Parade Sat 23 Jan 2016 - Queensland Begonia Slideshow Date Venue Event 27 FEB Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium Annual Begonia Show Begonias on Parade is the theme for the begonia display. The show is a “One Day Affair” from 9am to 4pm and the Admission fee is $3. This is the largest and only show of Begonias in Queensland. The […]
  3. Experimental Cross of Rex and Tuberous Begonias Fri 27 Feb 2015 - Mcleod Valley Greenhouses: This is grown in canada and I took several years to create. The flowers are not on the rhizome, but on the elongated stems. The stems are not flat to the soil in this hybrid. This is not FAKE! 23 February at 02:14 John Boggan Very interesting, I’ve never seen a double-fllowered […]
  4. 2015 Annual Show of Begonias in Tropical Splendour Fri 20 Feb 2015 - Queensland Begonia Slideshow Date Venue Event 21 FEB Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium Annual Begonia Show Begonias in Tropical Splendour is the theme for the begonia display. The show is a “One Day Affair” and the Admission fee is $3. This is the largest and only show of Begonias in Queensland. The 2015 Annual Show […]
  5. Begonia sinuata var pantiensis with pinkish flowers form spotted!!! Mon 3 Mar 2014 - Originally posted on Orchids and the City:
    Begonia sinuata which is also known as the sparkling begonia is widely distibuted in parts of South East Asia – from Thailand to unfortunately only to Johor without crossing over to Singapore. It is one of the most common begonia in Malaysia and are oftern found on damp…
  6. 2014 Annual Show of Begonias Sat 22 Feb 2014 - Date Venue Event 22 FEB Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium Annual Begonia Show The 2014 Annual Show of Begonias is held at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 4pm on 22nd (Saturday) of February, where visitors can: Admire quality begonias in many competition classes. View artistic static displays of diverse begonias. Meet experienced […]
  7. RHS Garden Wisley Visitors Vote On Their Favourite Begonia / RHS Gardening Sat 16 Nov 2013 - via RHS Garden Wisley visitors vote on their favourite begonia / RHS Gardening.
  8. Begonia hemsleyana: SPECIES TALK – MARCH MEETING Thu 17 Oct 2013 - Carmel Browne presented the Species Talk on 16 March 2013. The area of distribution of this species extends from northern Burma to the Chinese province of Yunnan in moist, upland forests. B. hemsleyana was introduced to Kew Gardens by way of seed collected in south Yunnan in 1899. It was named in honour of William […]
  9. Begonia parilis: SPECIES TALK – APRIL MEETING Thu 17 Oct 2013 - Di Schulz presented the Species Talk on 20 April 2013. The following was taken from a Begonian of 1968. The stems and branches of B. parilis are soft and hairy. Its leaves are velvet-like in texture, olive-green, red at the margins and red flushed beneath. Flowers are pink or white. From Know Your Begonias by […]
  10. Begonias, Begonias Fri 4 Oct 2013 - Originally posted on Forest Garden:
    An angel wing cane Begonia. I love begonias.  That may sound like a strange obsession for a “forest gardener”, but it is my strange obsession. I remember buying a hanging basket of blooming angel wing Begonias with tiny dark burgundy and green  leaves at the  farmer’s market when I was…
  11. Begonia ‘Dancing Girl’ Thu 3 Oct 2013 - Origin: American hybrid produced by Logee’s Greenhouse in 1949 Horticultural Type: Shrub-like Leaves: Bare leaved and medium size. This begonia is unique with unusual characteristics (April Meeting). Upper surface of leaves is mid-green with a variety of silver spots and splashes and varies also in the shape and margins. Under surface has maroon shading with […]
  12. Begonia ‘Rosie’ Thu 3 Oct 2013 - Origin: Chance seedling Horticultural Type: Cane-like Stems: Green Leaves: Light to mid-green – generously spotted Petioles: Green Flowers: Large clusters, snow white Propagation: Stem cutting Begonia ‘Rosie’ won 1st PRIZE – Cane-like Class and a SPECIAL AWARD Related articles Pot Sizes (queenslandbegonia.wordpress.com) Propagating Cane Begonias (queenslandbegonia.wordpress.com) Hardy Begonias (forestgardenblog.wordpress.com) Annual Performance Review. (floweryprose.com) Writers, Mothers, […]
  13. Propagating Cane Begonias Wed 2 Oct 2013 - Doing it my way! I take tip cutting about 12-13cm (5in.) in length. Always go to a node which has not flowered. This hopefully will give you a nicely shaped plant. If you cut at a node which has flowered, the plant will not branch. My propagating mix for canes is potting mix 80%, perlite […]
  14. Pot Sizes Wed 2 Oct 2013 - We have always been told that begonias like to have their root system fairly contained and it is disastrous to ‘overpot’ them. Most of the experienced growers who have written books or articles on begonia culture have stressed this point. I have often recommended using a smaller pot for growing a begonia in than one […]
  15. Understanding Mildews Wed 2 Oct 2013 - Fungus and mildews are always a problem during humid weather. Understanding how they grow can help when you are trying to control them. Fungi are often visible to the naked eye and are often named for their appearance.Powdery mildew is a group of related fungi, usually showing as whitish spots on leaves or new shoots. […]
  16. Betty Vander Poorten’s Begonia Collection Thu 25 Jul 2013 - Begonias Grown by a Queensland Begonia Society Member Mrs Betty Vander Poorten has been a member of the Queensland Begonia Society for many years, during which she has grown numerous begonia cultivars in green houses built by her husband, Hals. CULTURE NOTES – APRIL MEETING (from Winter Journal 2011) I was introduced to the world […]
  17. Gallery of 2012 Annual Begonia Show Tue 23 Jul 2013 - Annual Show of Begonia Slideshow The 2012 Annual Show of Begonias is held at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 3pm on 25th (Saturday) and 26th (Sunday) of February. Click any image below to see gallery images displayed in a full-size carousel view. All photos were taken by SoundEagle in the morning on […]
  18. Gallery of 2013 Annual Begonia Show Tue 23 Jul 2013 - Annual Show of Begonia Slideshow The 2013 Annual Show of Begonias is held at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 4pm on 23rd (Saturday) of February. Click any image below to see gallery images displayed in a full-size carousel view. All photos were taken by Mrs Ivy McFarlane on 23rd February 2013 during […]
  19. Begonia Iron Cross Thu 18 Jul 2013 - Originally posted on Higgs Nursery:
    Begonia Iron Cross Rarely since the 1980’s has this Begonia delighted our home decor.  It’s brilliant leaf markings and structure are pleasing to the eye and draw remarks from many that appreciate Begonia varieties.  Perfect for that outdoor living room or any other shaded position.
  20. 11th Australian Begonia Convention, Mandurah, Western Australia on 28,29,30 March 2014 Mon 17 Jun 2013 - Please visit the Begonia Society of Western Australia Inc. for detail. Related articles Begonia ‘Dancing Girl’ (queenslandbegonia.wordpress.com) Pot Sizes (queenslandbegonia.wordpress.com) Western Australia’s Mid-Night Storm (ireport.cnn.com) Western Australia Gold Mine in Production (goldinvestingnews.com) Overview in Purchasing Mandurah Realty (darwinestate8.wordpress.com) Australian Christians First Political Party to Openly Field Candidates in 2013 WA Local Government Elections (newsmaker.com.au) Mandurah […]
  21. Begonia Conservation, Species Identification and Begoniaceae Keys Mon 17 Jun 2013 - SoundEagle says: This is an excerpt reproduced from the journal of the American Begonia Society, The Begonian, as recommended by Mr Peter Henderson to SoundEagle. Conservation Chairman, ABS It’s time for a change. There have been three recent events, that combined, will force a readjustment in one element of the ongoing “Conservation Program”. Let me […]
  22. Begonia, yang Indah dan Berkhasiat Mon 3 Jun 2013 - Originally posted on Natura Tropicae:
    Begonia yang dapat ditemukan di Sumatera Barat (photo: naturasumatrana) Begonia, yang Indah dan Berkhasiat Nawa Tunggal | Kompas.com, 29 April 2013 Sebanyak 313 jenis begonia koleksi Kebun Raya Eka Karya Bedugul, Bali, kini jadi yang terlengkap di dunia dan mudah dinikmati di sebuah Taman Begonia seluas 700 meter persegi. Begonia…
  23. ‘Aka’aka’awa refugium Fri 31 May 2013 - Originally posted on Studia Mirabilium:
    I was super excited to finally come across this cool native plant. This is the sole native begonia to Hawai’i: ‘Aka’aka’awa (Hillebrandia sandwicensis). I personally like to say it in the same cadence as the name of a certain young mongoose in a certain Rudyard Kipling story. This plant is…
  24. What’stomata with you? Fri 31 May 2013 - Originally posted on Plants in real life:
    Tiny little mouths. Swarms of them on every leaf, gaping wide open or clamping shut in order to keep their plants alive. They’re called stomata and help prevent plants from losing so much water that they dehydrate whilst allowing enough carbon dioxide into leaves that they can continue…
  25. Mother’s Day in 2013 Sun 12 May 2013 - Related articles Mother’s Day 2013 (lindalouhamel.com) Tips For Acquiring The Ideal Chocolate Mothers Day Gifts (flashspot1.wordpress.com) Mother’s Day recipe from ‘Paradise Kitchen’ + 40% off cookbooks! (iupress.typepad.com) Mother’s Day (handmadebysiona.com) Mother’s Day Fast Facts (wyff4.com) Mother’s Day Fast Facts (cnn.com) The History of Mother’s Day! (healthstream.typepad.com) Labor Day: A Second Mother’s Day (woottonwondersandwoes.wordpress.com) Mothers Day […]
  26. Begonia: “Be Cautious and Fanciful” Fri 10 May 2013 - Write text here… Related articles Begonia ‘Dancing Girl’ (queenslandbegonia.wordpress.com) Pot Sizes (queenslandbegonia.wordpress.com) Propagating Cane Begonias (queenslandbegonia.wordpress.com) Begonia Beguiled (rainbowlightningwoman.wordpress.com) I have always hated begonias (personal) (everything2.com) BEAUTIFUL BEGONIAS (2013 edition) (travelingrainvilles.typepad.com) Hardy Begonias (forestgardenblog.wordpress.com) Blushing Begonia Pink Makes the Home Decor Grade for Lubov Azria of BCBG Max Azria (fashiontribes.typepad.com) Look More Closely… (forestgardenblog.wordpress.com) Decisions […]
  27. Begonia Beauties Fri 10 May 2013 -   Write text here… Related articles BEAUTIFUL BEGONIAS (2013 edition) (travelingrainvilles.typepad.com) Hardy Begonias (forestgardenblog.wordpress.com) Look More Closely… (forestgardenblog.wordpress.com) Wardrobe Change (forestgardenblog.wordpress.com) The Begonia Monologues (huffingtonpost.com) Porches (meredithlbl.com) Guest Post: Top UK Autumn and Winter Flowering Plants (funflowerfacts.com) September 2013 GBBD (carolynsshadegardens.com) Tiny Asian-inspired garden space turns magical at night (wickedlocal.com) Flowers (omar10blog.wordpress.com)  
  28. 2013 Annual Show of Begonias Sun 17 Feb 2013 - Date Venue Event 23 FEB Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium Annual Begonia Show The 2013 Annual Show of Begonias is held at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 4pm on 23rd (Saturday) of February, where visitors can: Admire quality begonias in 30 competition classes. View artistic static displays of diverse begonias. Meet experienced […]
  29. 2012 in Review – Queensland Begonia Society’s Annual Report with Season Greetings, Statistics, City Skyline, Mountains, Spotlights and Fireworks! Tue 1 Jan 2013 - Continuing the festive spirit as 2012 departs and 2013 arrives, Queensland Begonia Society would like to thank and appreciate, wholeheartedly, everybody who visited, liked and/or commented on various posts and pages, with the gesture and formality of presenting this stylish 2012 Annual Report, based on some data from the “stats helper monkeys” at WordPress. Here […]
  30. Season Greetings from SoundEagle: Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Joyful Holiday Thu 20 Dec 2012 - SoundEagle says: I would like to share the following poem with all followers and members of the Queensland Begonia Society. I have a list of folks I know all written in a book, And every year at Christmas time I go and take a look. And that is when I realize that these names are […]
  31. Sun 9 Dec 2012 - Originally posted on Gracie Binoya Photography:
    One greenhouse at the Botanical Garden is filled with dozens of Begonia plants of different colors and varieties, and I just couldn’t help but snap a few photos of them. I did use the Split toning Preset in Lightroom to emphasize the awesome colors and texture of the leaves…
  32. Marty DeHart Introducing Begonias Sat 27 Oct 2012 - Marty DeHart shows viewers what the plant breeders have been doing in the wonderful world of begonias.
  33. Edible Begonias Sat 27 Oct 2012 - Learn about wild food with Green Deane. This video presents the begonia as an edible plant that has been grown around the world both as food and as an ornamental. For more information including the culinary and medicinal uses of begonias as well as the recipes of “Begonia Tartlett” and “Begonia Spread“, visit Begonia Bonanza […]
  34. Where have all the comic songs of yesteryear gone? Wed 17 Oct 2012 - Originally posted on Lois Elsden:
    As a child I remember so many comic songs being played on the radio…or wireless as we called it then. I’m sure they were mostly of little real merit and probably not very comical  but we loved them. I can’t imagine anything more ghastly now than ‘The Laughing Policeman’ and yet it was on Children’s Favourites almost every weekend.…
  35. Friendship Day Mon 15 Oct 2012 - Date Venue Set Subject Species Talk Culture Hint Demonstration, Presentation, Workshop or Discussion 20 OCT Merthyr Uniting Church Hall Friendship Day Begonias with distinctive foliage Enid Henderson Begonia pedatifida Joan Taylor Daphne Sellwood Focus on terrarium culture. Extended afternoon tea for visitors. FRIENDSHIP DAY: Traditionally held annually on the third Saturday of the month of […]
  36. Begonia Symbolism Sun 23 Sep 2012 -
  37. 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 1) Fri 7 Sep 2012 - [object HTMLTextAreaElement]via 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 1).mp4 – YouTube.
  38. 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 2) Fri 7 Sep 2012 - [object HTMLTextAreaElement]via 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 2).mp4 – YouTube.
  39. 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 3) Fri 7 Sep 2012 - [object HTMLTextAreaElement]via 2012 Queensland Begonia Show (part 3).mp4 – YouTube.
  40. Begonias, Cotyledons and Transplanting Sat 11 Aug 2012 - Originally posted on The Green Thumb 2.0:
    The begonias that I planted in February are ready to transplant into individual pot. They’ve had some time to grow and they now have two true leaves. I say “true leaves” because the first “leaves” that you see when plants germinate are usually cotyledons or “seed leaves.” Cotyledons are structures in the…
  41. All oranged out – a Begonia in bloom Sat 4 Aug 2012 - Originally posted on theinfillclicks:
    The many faces of a valued friend There’s coy begonia, showing off a double There are windmill-like singles that remind of butterfly hair bows as a child And there’s not quite the full double but proud of it But finally there’s just plain OTT We’ve had this plant for over 10…
  42. FLOWER SHOW part 2 Sat 4 Aug 2012 - Reblogged from gwenniesgarden:
  43. My Garden Bunny Sun 29 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Living in a "Frenchgyrl's" World:
    I’ve been working on my backyard haven. This little guy is the newest addition. To be clear, I really hate garden figurines. I think they too easily become “overkill”, but this itsy bitsy bunny was too cute to pass up. (At least I know he…
  44. Begonia Bonsai Propagation at Logee’s Thu 26 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Logee's Plants for Home & Garden Blog:
    Begonia Richardsiana forms a bulbous trunk in a short time, is easy to grow and makes an attractive miniature-like tree. Its leaves are delicate and pointed with white flowers appearing from spring through fall. Begonia Richardsiana as a three-year old bonsai. Another plus for…
  45. >Begonias in the Winter Window Thu 26 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Logee's Plants for Home & Garden Blog:
    >Begonias in the Winter Window are a perfect topic this time of year. As I walked through our greenhouses today, what really caught my attention were the many varieties of begonias that were just popping with color and form. The Angel Wing Begonias, named…
  46. Rex Begonias: Parenchyma and Propagation Thu 26 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on The Green Thumb 2.0:
    Rex Begonia Rex begonias – the “king” of the begonias – are plants with their own unique look. These begonias aren’t grown for their blossoms; they’re grown for their foliage which comes in various shapes and colors. Rex begonias are great houseplants and they grow well in outside pots…
  47. Mother’s Day Preview in the Store Tue 17 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on limelight floral design:
    When Mother’s Day comes, we find ourselves back into the little kids’ corner, letting our imagination run wild, making little mud cakes and planting colorful flowering plants to scream how much childhood is still lingering through our veins. Here are some fun projects for this week: Bring the Bromeliads,…
  48. bloomsday begonia Sun 15 Jul 2012 -
  49. Begonias–My New Favorite Flower Sun 15 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on The Home Ec Teacher:
    It is official, the begonia has passed the day lily as my favorite flower.  Maybe it is because they require even less care than the day lily or maybe because the deer have not eaten them, so I have actually seen a begonia bloom as opposed to the…
  50. Flower of the Day – June 9 Sun 15 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on L&L Photography:
    Flower of the Day – June 9 “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way of loving but this, in which there is…
  51. Reiger Begonias Sun 15 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on photoplusbyritasim:
    With around 1,500 species, Begonia is the sixth largest genera of flowering plants. The American Begonia Society classifies begonias into several major groups: cane-like, shrub-like, tuberous, rhizomatous, semperflorens (or wax begonias), rex, trailing-scandent, thick-stemmed. Reiger Begonias are a hybrid cross between tuberous and wax Begonias. They are not known in truly…
  52. Beguiled by Begonias Thu 12 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on The Frustrated Gardener:
    I expect it’s desperately unfashionable to say so, but I do love a nice Begonia. They are easy on the eye, diverse and sometimes dramatic, but normally easy to grow, appreciating a little bit of shade. So I was instantly drawn to Dibleys’ magnificent display of Begonias and Coleus…
  53. Begonias Revisited Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Garden Propaganda:
    Remember my post on large flowered tuberous begonias about a month ago? http://gardenpr0paganda.wordpress.com/2011/04/24/large-flowered-begonias/ Well they were well overdue for potting up which is unfortunate because my trip to England is in three days and I have about a million things to do before I leave. These Begonias are busting out…
  54. Large Flowered Begonias Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Garden Propaganda:
    As much as I lament the loss of my old balconies full baking sun one cool benefit is the ability to grow some shade plants.  Now if I have my choice between big double flowers and dainty little natural species flowers I will usually pick the latter.  But for some…
  55. Down the rabbit hole: plantkiller in begonia land Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on plantkiller:
    An award-winning F. Rex… and I have no idea what that actually means. I stumbled into a strange and oddly exhilarating world yesterday… the secret society of Begonia lovers. (OK, it’s not so secret. The Buxton Branch of the American Begonia Society meets at the Wellesley Library and even advertises co-potlucks…
  56. Ruffles Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on A Year of Ikebana:
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  57. Prowling Plants Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on A Year of Ikebana:
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  58. Storm Shelter Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on A Year of Ikebana:
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  59. Workin’ Late Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on A Year of Ikebana:
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  60. Il y a Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on A Year of Ikebana:
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  61. Well Guarded Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on A Year of Ikebana:
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  62. Relationship Status: It’s Complicated Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on A Year of Ikebana:
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  63. Get your GREEN THUMB on! Fri 6 Jul 2012 - If you’re like me and sad to have it still be winter (darn groundhog), here’s a great gardening gift that you can make inside for the green-thumb in your life. Begonias are one of the easiest plants to propagate; most varieties only need a little water to start new roots. They come in infinite varieties…
  64. Begonias and Bordeaux Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on wineonmymind:
    My mother’s hands have NEVER touched a drop of soil- EVER!!! But she” loves nature ” so every year she supervises ” The Planting of the Begonias ” ! This, of course, involves me planting and she directing. It always starts with a visit to the nursery. This is where my…
  65. The illustrated guide to rooting begonia cuttings Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Johntheplantman's stories, musings, and gardening.:
     I’m going to need a lot of nice flowering plants. The Junior Service League garden tour is scheduled for April 28 and all of the urns and flower beds will have to look really good. I usually don’t even start the planting until the first of…
  66. Plants in containers for summer color Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Johntheplantman's stories, musings, and gardening.:
     A couple of weeks ago Lovely Christine asked me to write about mixed plantings in containers. She wanted to do something outside the front door. At the time I was only prepared to do an article about window boxes. She liked that one, but I kept…
  67. Tuberous begonia ‘Nonstop Mocca Deep Orange.’ Fri 6 Jul 2012 - Originally posted on Flowery Prose:
    Photo credit:  Rob Normandeau Okay, I am officially in love with this begonia.  Who wouldn’t be?  The hot orange blossoms + that delicious rich chocolatey-coffee foliage colour = YUM!   I’ve paired ‘Mocca’ with green-leafed ‘Nonstop Orange’ in a partly-shaded location, and the two are doing fabulously! Easy-care annuals, tuberous begonias…
  68. Rex Begonia Mon 25 Jun 2012 - Originally posted on The Palm Room:
    Rex Begonia The Rex Begonia is a beautiful plant grown particularly for its striking and unique foliage.  Indeed, there are countless varieties that will stop you in your tracks and make your draw drop.  Also referred to as the painted-leaf begonia, many of the many different varieties show vibrant…
  69. Treasure Chest Thursday — Begotten Begonia Mon 25 Jun 2012 - Originally posted on Bayside Blog:
    Customs officials, take note that this post is based on legend and not necessarily fact. My maternal grandfather was an Army officer and was twice stationed in Heidelberg, Germany, with his young family. On one of these tours of duty, family lore has it that my grandmother, Grace, became besotted…
  70. Did you know? Begonia taxonomy history in a nutshell Mon 25 Jun 2012 -
  71. Mother’s Day Wed 2 May 2012 -
  72. Earth Day Sun 22 Apr 2012 - Earth Day is an annual day on which events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth‘s natural environment. Earth Day is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network,[1] and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year.[2] In 2009, the United Nations designated April 22 International Mother Earth Day.[3] […]
  73. Brussels Biennial Flower Carpet: Blooming Begonia Art Mon 9 Apr 2012 - Every two years for the past 40 years, the city of Brussels has drawn in a veritable collection of artisans, architects, designers, urban planners and home-furnishing enthusiasts to create and celebrate the unveiling of enormous carpets hand-crafted entirely from grassy turf and multicoloured begonia blooms. Having begun in 1971, this large-scale ephemeral floral art continues […]
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  75. Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Wed 14 Mar 2012 -
  76. Greetings! Mon 5 Mar 2012 - Welcome to the Queensland Begonia Society. Click here to apply for Membership Click here to read Membership Info Queensland Begonia Society Queensland Begonia Society Forum Queensland Begonia Society on Facebook Queensland Begonia Society on NetworkedBlogs Queensland Begonia Society on RebelMouse Queensland Begonia Society on Tumblr Artistic Begonia Display Begonia Ensemble Begonia in Hanging Pot
  77. 2012 Annual Show of Begonias Sat 11 Feb 2012 - Date Venue Event 25-26 FEB Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium Annual Begonia Show The 2012 Annual Show of Begonias is held at Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 3pm on 25th (Saturday) and 26th (Sunday) of February, where visitors can: Admire quality begonias in 30 competition classes. View artistic static displays of diverse […]
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