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Main Key

Subkey 1
cane, superba/tall

Subkey 2
cane, leaf red/silver

Subkey 3
cane, leaf spotted

Subkey 4
cane, leaf no spots

Subkey 5
rhizome, leaf small

Subkey 6
rhizome, leaf medium

Subkey 7
rhizome, leaf large

Subkey 8
rhizome, leaf giant

Subkey 9
rex derivation

Subkey 10
rhizome, stems upright

Subkey 11

Subkey 12
thick stem

Subkey 13

Subkey 14

Subkey 15

Pictorial Key to Selected Begonia cultivars
Subkey 6, page 6b

(rhizomatous, medium leaves, between 3 and 6 inches in length)


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This subkey is contained on three pages.

  • Click entire for page 6a, rhizomatous, medium leaves, entire/subentire edges.
  • Click lobed for page 6b, rhizomatous, medium leaves, lobed edges.
  • Click cleft for page 6c, cleft, parted, or compound edges; crested margin; spiral lobes.

1-2. Leaf edges lobed.(cut up to 1/3 the way to the umbo)


'Black Velvet'

'Green Velvet'

'Hee Haw'

'Joe Hayden'

'Lowes Pet'



'November Frost'


'Ray Buxton'

Sea Serpent


'Sierra Silver Mist'


Stormy Night

'Turk Murphy'