A good one for a shady window is the one called the 'beefsteak' begonia.
I lost a number of begonia slips by keeping the earth too wet.
In leaves the tendency of spots to elongate in the direction of the leaf is very marked, as may be well seen in begonia.
This specimen was 12 inches high when we placed it in the begonia bed the 22nd, of May.
The begonia is a gross feeder, and to develop its fine qualities there must be a liberal employment of manure.
Beside it should sit a begonia or two, and some flowering geraniums.
And begonia Smith turned the garden into a fairy-land that summer.
There were vivid parterres of flowers, begonia and geranium.
begonia leaves, however, will throw out young plants from the main veins when these veins or ribs are cut.
Among foliage plants such things as coleus, dusty miller, begonia, and some geraniums are adaptable.
1751, from French begonia (1706), named by Plumier for Michel Bégon (1638-1710), French governor of Santo Domingo (Haiti) and patron of botany.