Begonia 'Bonita Shea'/Bonita Shea Begonia

Begonia 'Bonita Shea' / Begonia 'Bonita Shea'
Summer foliage
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Summer foliage

Colorful foliage and a few flowers

Color on both sides of the leaves

Tiny white flowers

White flowers and dark, dense foliage

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Scientific Name: Begonia 'Bonita Shea'
Common Name: Bonita Shea Begonia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Compact plant with outstanding foliage and reasonably showy flowers. Aphids sometime a problem. Root rot can be a problem if soils stay too wet. Keep soil moderately dry to slightly moist and try to locate plants in a place that receives morning sunlight but protected from the hot noonday sunlight.