California Gardens - The Year Round Gardening Site

Begonia acutifolia ~ White Begonia Richmondensis, syn Begonia acuminata

Begonia acutifolia is a near constant bloomer. The White Begonia Richmondensis stands out nicely in a shaded garden with the white flowers contrasting strongly against the dark reddish foliage. Compared to Begonia richmondensis, Begonia acuminata stays a little more compact and the stems are more weeping. The foliage of Begonia acuminata is red below and a red-green above, sometimes almost appearing black. Begonia acuminata grows 1-2 feet tall and wide. The White Begonia Richmondensis prefers regular water, but does poorly in soggy conditions. Begonia acutifolia is damaged by light frost and severely damaged at 25° F.

Begonia acutifolia, White Begonia Richmondensis

Flowers and foliage of Begonia acutifolia the White Begonia richmondensis. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Begonia Genus featured on this site:
Begonia echinosephala
Begonia Freddie
Begonia Irene Nuss
Begonia luxurians
Begonia Marmaduke
Begonia Paul Hernandez
Begonia Ramirez
Begonia richmondensis
Begonia Santa Cruz Sunset