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Begonia grandis ssp sinensis

Archive entry 26.07.09

31st August 2008

This is the wild subspecies of the plant from which it is believed B.grandis grandis was selected in cultivation. Paler and leafier than the cultivated plant, I was very pleased to get hold of a plant from Cotswold Garden Flowers.

26th July 2009

21st August 2011

It is now growing outside where it has been hardy but slow to get going in the spring. The soft leaves are easily damaged by wind.

30th August 2014