Botanical Name: Begonia 'Angel Wing'
 Common Name: Angel Wing begonia
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Perennial

 

Height Range

1-3'

 

Flower Color

Pink

 

Flower Season

 

Leaf Color

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

n/a

Sun

Half, Shade

 

Water

Medium, Extra in Summer

 

Growth Rate

Moderate, Slow

 

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam

 

Soil Condition

Rich, Well-drained, Moist

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

 

Accenting Features

 

Seasonal Interest

 

Location Uses

 

Special Uses

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by:

Photographer: Richard Devine

  • Description

  • Notes

The 'Angel Wing' is a tender, evergreen perennial that grows to 3-4' tall. It bears small, double light pink flowers against somewhat hairy leaves with reddish undersides. The plant should receive sun to part shade and average watering. This variety does excellent in containers. Although not very hardy, it will resprout after mild frosts if grown outdoors with protection. Avail. in 1G. Also: Begonia 'Richmondensis Avail. in 1G., 5G. Begonia 'Semperflorens' bedding Avail. in 1G. Begonia 'Venusta' Avail. in 5G.