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Begonia Paul Hernandez ~ Paul Hernandez Begonia

Begonia Paul Hernandez will grow to eight feet tall in a good location, though 6 feet tall and wide is more common. The Paul Hernandez Begonia prefers a protected location with light shade and rich soil and at least afternoon sun protection. Begonia Paul Hernandez will be damaged if temperatures dip into the 20's though will survive to the mid-20's. The leaves of the Paul Hernandez Begonia are susceptible to wind damage. The large two toned umbrella-like leaves can make a garden look very tropical, the red of the leaves is more prominent with more sunlight. Begonia Paul Hernandez is reasonably drought tolerant for such a tropical looking plant. Plants look great in this garden with weekly irrigation and with a well mulched bed. Water at the base of Begonia Paul Hernandez as water on the leaves can cause mildew. Early Spring through Fall the pink blushed white flowers are held upright at the tips of the branches. Begonia Paul Hernandez is the result of a cross between Begonia gehrtii and Begonia luxurians.

Begonia Paul Hernandez

Flowers and foliage of Begonia Paul Hernandez. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Begonia Genus featured on this site:
Begonia acutifolia
Begonia echinosephala
Begonia Freddie
Begonia Irene Nuss
Begonia luxurians
Begonia Marmaduke
Begonia Ramirez
Begonia richmondensis
Begonia Santa Cruz Sunset