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Spend some time thinking about creating a display of geraniums, begonias, marigolds and other outdoor flowers from the Wauwatosa Woman’s Club Spring Plant Sale.
Though hampered by its pedestrian title (the second half comes from a gift Chun has inherited from her grandfather for making begonia plants grow to phenomenal size), this film's magic extends to all things visual.
Flower to start from seeds: lobelia, pansies, rhodochitons, fibrous begonias, foxglove and hollyhock.
Damaged growth on herbaceous or non-woody plants, such as cannas, elephant ears, birds-of-paradise, begonias, impatiens, philodendrons and gingers, may be pruned back to living tissue.
In some cases such as begonias, moss rose, lantanas and angelonias that may not be possible.
Tuberous begonias should be exposed to light (concave side up).
Plant summer bulbs, including gladiolus, tuberous begonias and callas.
Walliser includes a three-tiered hanging begonia basket, a berry garden in a galvanized metal utility tub and a self-watering patio container made inexpensively from two plastic storage bins.
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Origin and Etymology of begonia
First Known Use: 1751See Words from the same year
BEGONIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of begonia for English Language Learners
: a tropical plant that has shiny leaves and bright flowers
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