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richard.spicer.7906

St Albans based, career changer and studying Horticulture. Bulb addict, South African plant fan and converted succulent lover

Begonia 'Burgundy Velvet'

  • Season Icon Mid WinterMid Winter 2020
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richard.spicer.7906

This begonia has potential 👍🏼 two pots of cuttings from a year ago, growing well #begonia #begoniaburgundyvelvet #houseplant

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cyndi

Your #begonia is looking great

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clipperty

Ooh ‘ello you! My what nice begonias you have Sir 😁

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richard.spicer.7906

Thanks Cyndi 😊 it’s had it’s share of problems in its short life, as I had an attack of fungus gnats/Sciarid flies about two months before Xmas. These have all been in propagators since plastered with yellow sticky traps! Seems to have subsided significantly thank goodness! @cyndi

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richard.spicer.7906

😂🤭 oo er indeed! @clipperty

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cyndi

Glad you got those issues solved.. these are the ones you grew just from leaf props right? Very welcome

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richard.spicer.7906

Yes! I took hundreds! 😂😂 ive given loads away now to my garden club friends but still got a few left. I’ve kept and posted in GT the ones I really like and keeping for myself. There’s only so many begonias i can handle! 😂😂 @cyndi

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cyndi

Lmao... well I remember the start of them very well.. so glad it was such a wonderful success.. make great gifts too lol.. happy for you and this success

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