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Begonia ‘Lucerna’

For sale by P.Kennedy

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A large, attractive indoor plant that I grew from a stem cutting rooted in a jar of water 26 years ago! Pest and trouble, free this cane stemmed "angel wing" begonia can reach 6 feet in height.

Begonia ‘Lucerna’ | Rochester, Medway, ME1
Pot SizeTotal Price
1.5 litres
5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Begonia ‘Lucerna’

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Begonia ‘Lucerna’ (Begonia). An evergreen, cane-stemmed, vigorous begonia. Grows oval, silver spotted, bronze-green leaves with tapered tips. Large panicles of single, deep red-pink flowers are produced the whole year -round, while male flowers remain almost closed.


Grow in light well-drained soil or loam-based potting compost. Water frequently in hot weather but do not allow the soil to become too moist. A balanced liquid fertiliser can be applied occasionally especially when in full growth. Pot on each spring. They prefer slightly acidic soil.

Interest and use

Grown for their colourful flowers and/or ornamental leaves.

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Light
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterMoist

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