Origin of begonia
Examples from the Web for begonia
Historical Examples of begonia
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.
This specimen was 12 inches high when we placed it in the Begonia bed the 22nd, of May.
I had formerly supposed that a north window might suit a begonia.
Beside it should sit a begonia or two, and some flowering geraniums.
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.