Ganesh Mani Pradhan & Son
The Nursery

begonia_xanthina_new_developing_leaves.jpg

 

begonia_xanthina_mature_leaf_colour.jpg begonia_xanthina_flowers.jpg

Begonia xanthina

 

A rhizomatic Begonia coming from the cooler mountain regions. Leaves fall off in winter and the rhizomes remain in a dormant stage till late spring when the new leaves start emerging. Throughout the growth period the leaves present different colour stages. Flowers on scapes well over the foliage with small but bright yellow coloured flowers. Grows well in a rich humus based compost.

 

 

Habitat: Distributed over the eastern Himalayas.

 

 Website designed in-house    All Text & Photographs Ganesh Mani Pradhan & Son    Website maintained by COMPUSET CENTRE,  DARJEELING