I have a begonia which has almost round leaves with one side having a slight point. The under leaf is red. I create new plants

Zone Knoxville | begonia added on September 5, 2019 | Answered

just by putting the leaves in water to root. The blooms are very small, white, on a tall spike and not very impressive. I thought my Mother always called it a wax begonia but I am not sure about the name. What is the name?

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Answered on September 8, 2019

It sounds like a wax begonia (Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum), except I wouldn't say the flower was on a tall spike. Hardy begonias (Begonia grandis) have more of a spike, but the leaves are more heart shaped.

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