Origin of begonia
Examples from the Web for begonia
Historical Examples of begonia
This specimen was 12 inches high when we placed it in the Begonia bed the 22nd, of May.
I lost a number of Begonia slips by keeping the earth too wet.
So many advise if but one Begonia is kept to let it be a Rubra.
Beside it should sit a begonia or two, and some flowering geraniums.
I had formerly supposed that a north window might suit a begonia.
Word Origin for begonia
1751, from French begonia (1706), named by Plumier for Michel Bégon (1638-1710), French governor of Santo Domingo (Haiti) and patron of botany.