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2022 Annual Show 🍃 Begonias 🎨 Come and See 👁‍ Join the Queue 👨‍👨‍👧‍👦


⚠️Cancellation Notice

Due to the ongoing flood situation preventing some of our exhibitors and plant sellers from attending the 2022 Annual Begonia Show scheduled for this coming Saturday 5th March, the committee has taken the decision to cancel the event.

Should another suitable date become available, the event will be rescheduled.

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Date

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Event

5 MAR 2022
Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium Annual Begonia Show

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is the theme for the Begonia display of 2022.

The show is a “One Day Affair” from 9am to 3pm.

The Admission fee is $4.

This is the largest and only show of Begonias in Queensland.

The display will showcase the wide diversity of Begonias — their varied foliage and colourful blooms.

This will offer an opportunity for members of the public to identify and choose particular varieties that they may wish to include in their own gardens or bush houses.

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The 2022 Annual Show of Begonias is held at the Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens Auditorium from 9am to 3pm on Saturday, 5th of March. At this largest and only show of begonias in Queensland, visitors can:

  1. See Begonias Galore along with Tropical Plants — Succulents and much more.
  2. Admire quality begonias in many competition classes.
  3. View artistic static displays of diverse begonias, including endangered species, new hybrids and rare varieties.
  4. Meet experienced growers and dedicated members of the society.
  5. Purchase many varieties of begonias not available through normal nurseries.
  6. Buy books published by the society.
  7. Make inquiries or seek assistance at the information desk.
  8. Participate in the “Name This Begonia” competition.
  9. Witness the award of competition trophies.
  10. Attend plant workshops at 11am.
  11. Win raffle prizes.

Contact

For further information, please kindly contact the Queensland Begonia Show Organiser Shevanti Seneviratne on (07) 5502 2579 or by 📧 Email to shevi71b@gmail.comQueensland

Show Secretary: Phillip Adam
☎️ Phone: (07) 3353 1131
📳 Mobile: 0468 373 123
📧 Email: qldbegoniasociety@gmail.com
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Begonia is a genus in the flowering plant family Begoniaceae and is a perennial.

Begonia is the world’s sixth largest plant genus, which has recently exceeded 2,000 species since researchers examined historic records and new collections.

In their natural environments, begonia species originate mainly in the tropical and subtropical areas of the world, including South and Central America, Africa and Asia.

Sadly, many of these natural habitats are being bulldozed, and the Queensland Begonia Society members are dedicated to growing the species that would otherwise disappear.

No begonia has ever been discovered growing naturally in Australia. However, we have many keen begonia growers who do have, amongst their collections, many of the threatened species from other lands, which will be featured at the show.

Some of these will grow here under our normal conditions and others require very special cultural conditions and need to be grown in terrariums to survive here. These will also be featured at the Show.

On display will be hundreds of the beautiful hybrid varieties that are favourites of most gardeners who love the colourful and varied foliage and flowers of these spectacular plants. Many of these hybrids have been created and introduced by our own Queensland members and also other Australian growers. Thus, new varieties are introduced into our collections.

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⚠️Cancellation Notice

Due to the ongoing flood situation preventing some of our exhibitors and plant sellers from attending the 2022 Annual Begonia Show scheduled for this coming Saturday 5th March, the committee has taken the decision to cancel the event.

Should another suitable date become available, the event will be rescheduled.