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ShelleySnyder

Been gardening in my yard sense 1975 love the weird and wonderful. I'm in zone 8 in the Pacific Northwest. I am a very proud GT ambassador!

Begonia (Rex Cultorum Group) syn. Begonia rex

  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2021
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ShelleySnyder

#begonia #rex #rexbegonia #uniquecolors #foliagefriday #houseplant this crazy rex is a very unique color and quite large!

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gjones

She's a big one! Lots of lovely foliage!

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones thanks Katy! It's unusual but I like it!💘😍

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pelly

Wow, I’ve never seen one as big 😍😍😍

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crabby58

My goodness😃she is huge, does she have her own room?😅 Amazingly Beautiful

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I think it’s trying to escape Shelley…….🤣🪴👌🏼

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lifeonaroofterrace

Wow so beautiful! Big one, she must love the conditions 👏

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alysha

Ohhhhhh myyyyy goodness! She’s Fabulous ❤️ Shelley @ShelleySnyder

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hkyfvr

Wow. Your Rex is amazing. You definitely have a way with these plants. 👍😍😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@crabby58 thanks! 🤣 not a room but she does have her own shelf!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@lifeonaroofterrace thank you Rachel! So far so good, but she hasn't been in the house very long!🤦‍♀️💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@alysha thank you so much!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#begonia #rexbegonia #purple #houseplant oh yes! Ain't she purdy!

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emch

#interestingfoliage or maybe I should say SPECTACULAR LEAVES! What is the name of this incredible plant!? #begoniasaurusrex

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Dragon_Warrior

Wow! I love the leaf shape 😍 I too would love to know more @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

@emch wow! Thanks Eileen! Sorry to say the tag just said pink shades!🤦‍♀️🤷‍♀️ sometimes it looks very pink and other times it looks very purple! It is quite stunning!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@Dragon_Warrior thanks! Wish I could tell you more than what you can read ☝️ above, I'm just hoping I don't murder it before spring!💘😍

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gjones

Just beautiful! Lovely colour and leaf shape!💞😍💞

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crabby58

Gorgeous💕

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pelly

What fabulous foliage 💜💗💜

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novicegardenlover

She sure is.

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kez001uk

Another stunner! 💕💞💕

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hkyfvr

Amazing colour. Just love it so much. 💗💜💗 You are the Rex begonia Queen. 😍😍

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columbiariver

Oh my yes! 💗

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ShelleySnyder

#upclose #verigated #begonia #houseplant it's very showy!

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emch

#begoniasaurusrex

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kez001uk

That is just stunning! A work of art 😍

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ShelleySnyder

@kez001uk thanks! The rex's are just amazing aren't they!💘😍

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kez001uk

@ShelleySnyder absolutely! As pretty as any flower 😍

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KariSamuel

#eyecandy #plantporn

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ShelleySnyder

@kez001uk which is good sense these aren't big on flowering!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@KariSamuel thanks! I completely agree!💘😍

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juliesgarden

Fabulous colours 💓💚

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novicegardenlover

Oh yes. Beautiful colours and texture 💜💚🤍

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ShelleySnyder

@juliesgarden thanks so much Julie!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@novicegardenlover thank you Susan!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#rexbegonia #rex #begonia #foliagefriday this one is loving it's spot too!

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emch

#foliagefriday

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gjones

Love those leaves!

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones I do too! They are redder in real life!💘😍

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pelly

Wow, those leaves are beautiful 💗💜💗

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hebelover

Love this one

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ShelleySnyder

@pelly thanks! They really are!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@hebelover thanks Jason! I'm with you I love it too!💘😍

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cheriej

It’s gorgeous!! I want one.

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ShelleySnyder

@cheriej thanks!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#rexbegonia #rex #begonia this is loving this spot! Hope I don't murder it when I bring it in for winter!

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emch

#foliagefriday

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jmlincoln

Fingers crossed for you 🤞🏻 It's hard to believe it's almost that time of the year... but part of me is ready for it after this summer!

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ShelleySnyder

@jmlincoln it is hard to believe but I swear I can feel it in the air! And the birds are going nuts! I'm over this summer also!💘😍

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jmlincoln

Today was just lovely! Definitely feeling the turn in weather 😊

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ShelleySnyder

@jmlincoln it was lovely! Actually wasn't to warm! We saw the sun at about 5 For maybe 30 seconds!😂 it'll be back though!💘😍

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hebelover

Gorgeous

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ShelleySnyder

@hebelover thank you Jason! It's a bit more impressive in person!💘😍

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heatherdirtyhands

This is a begonia gryphon they are pretty resilient and beautiful #gryphonbegonia

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ShelleySnyder

@heatherdirtyhands yes it is a gryphon, are you saying it just might survive my murderous ways!?😂💘😍

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heatherdirtyhands

It definitely should! And with all your beautiful plants I doubt u are too murderous lol

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ShelleySnyder

#begonia #rexbegonia it's obvious that begonias can take the heat!

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gjones

Lovely spirals on the leaves. I always thought they were tender plants and would get crispy or is that only if they get direct sunshine?

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godfreye

That’s lovely Shelley and looks so healthy 🤗

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hkyfvr

Such perfect foliage. 😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones thanks! I'm pretty sure they would get very crispy in the sun, these get no direct sun outside at all, they can take much more inside 💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@godfreye thanks Enid, it's doing really well so far!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@hkyfvr thanks! I had no idea it was this large!💘😍

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hkyfvr

Very welcome 😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

#begonia #rexbegonia #colorfulfoliage #verigated my begonia collection this year, who needs flowers!

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hkyfvr

Awesome Rex collection Shelley. They have such magnificent foliage 🤍💚💗💜

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ShelleySnyder

@hkyfvr thanks they really do! I'm hoping I can keep them alive through the winter in the house this year, we'll see!💘😍

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Shelley. With your care I am sure they will flourish. You always have David @docthrill you can ask for advice. His are beautiful too. 👍💕😍

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ShelleySnyder

@hkyfvr you are sweet to say that but honestly I'm a house plant murderer!😳💘😍

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docthrill

That’s a great collection Shelley, flowers are over rated. I’ve definitely made you saying my own 🙄😬

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ShelleySnyder

@docthrill thanks! If I can keep them alive! It's a saying for everyone David! Hard not to appreciate some foliage!💘😍

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jmlincoln

They are all amazing! Best of luck keeping them alive! I struggled with some this past winter and said I wouldn't do it again buuuut so hard to resist when you find such beauties like these! 🙈

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txgardener

Nice Collage

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ShelleySnyder

@jmlincoln you said it all Jackie! We are gluttons and can't help ourselves!😂💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@txgardener thank you Kristin!💘😍

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gjones

Fantastic leaves!

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ShelleySnyder

#foliagefriday #begonia #rexbegonia #paso-doble #swirl how bout another swirl around the leaf, it will be a great trip!

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angiecrazycatlady

Love this Shelley 😍

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columbiariver

Its a winner Shelley

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ShelleySnyder

@angiecrazycatlady thanks so much Angie!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver I agree!💘😍

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hkyfvr

Gorgeous Shelley. 🌺😍

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ShelleySnyder

@hkyfvr thank you Diane!💘😍

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gjones

Great colour on those leaves!

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docthrill

You know I love it 🥰

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones it is isn't it, thank you!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@docthrill I'm sure you do!💘😍

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tinaaune

That's a Purdy one Shelley 😍

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ShelleySnyder

#houseplant #begonia #rex #rexbegonia #pasodoble doing quite a gorgeous dance!

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gjones

The leaves really have great colours!

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docthrill

Love that you’re a #begonia person too. You have a lot of the same ones I do. The leaves Rex, in particular, are so unique. Peach fuzz so shiny, light refractive leaf surface is like no other. It is hard to show that in a picture but with your eyes, amazing

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hkyfvr

Beautiful Rex Shelley. Love the colours. They are great plants. 💕💚

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi thanks!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones thank you Katy! They really do have some fantastic colors!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@docthrill I am a begonia person but more so I'm a foliage person! With begonias and coleus and heuchera and such who needs flowers for color! Begonia leaves are so unique!💘😍

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docthrill

I’m a foliage person too

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docthrill

Haven’t seen this one yet

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juliesgarden

Look at those colours 😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@docthrill I got this one from logees also at the Same time as Martha, this leaf is huge, about the size of a stretched out hand, slower growing than Martha, 💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@juliesgarden aren't they great Julie!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#houseplant #rex #rexbegonia #bestofnovember #marthastewart doing good inside so far! Ain't she purdy!

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emch

Is the name of this one "Martha Stewart" then? Does it also make shortbread cookies or maybe refinish your cabinets?

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ShelleySnyder

@emch yup! That's the name! Boy do I wish she did more!🤣💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi thanks hun! A 💘😍

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emch

Forgot to say #begoniasaurusrex

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ShelleySnyder

Oh thank you so much @cyndi ! That's where I got it, from logees!💘😍

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gjones

She's a Purdy one😍😍

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KariSamuel

Sweet! 💗

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docthrill

If I’m right about this Rex, it’s leaves are going to turn a beautiful bronze color. This one looks a few months old. I think 🤔 I have this one. It’s one of the few, in our collection, that I don’t know the cultivar name for.

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones yup! Thanks so much!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@KariSamuel thanks Kari!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@docthrill according to the photos I saw of Martha some leaves were gold some bronze some rusty and all shades in between! I'm looking forward to seeing that!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#begonia and here they are! They always like this shelf!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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natii

Oh they're lovely! 💕

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ShelleySnyder

@natii thank you so much!💘😍

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columbiariver

They're very nice and look so happy. I get to see in person 🧡👌😊

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver 🤗💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#foliage #upclose #begonia I just love the colors, textures and shape of these begonias!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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kez001uk

Oh they are gooooorgeous 😍😍😍 top left 🤤

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ShelleySnyder

@kez001uk aren't they! Believe it or not but they look better in person!🤷💘😍

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ladeebug

Love your begonias ! ❤️

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ShelleySnyder

@ladeebug thanks sweet Dee!💘😍

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natii

I was just thinking that I'd love to see a close up pic et violà! Here it is 😂 Bottom left is my favourite 😍

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ShelleySnyder

@natii just ask and I will deliver!🤣🤣💘😍

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alan1111

For colorful foliage you can't beat a rex 😍

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columbiariver

It would really be hard to pick a favorite. They're all too cool!

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gjones

All so pretty but I think I like bottom left the best too😊

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ShelleySnyder

@alan1111 I agree Alan!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#rexbegonia #silverswirl last of the beauties!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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littlemorningglory

Gorgeous! I'm in love with begonias💕😍

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sherrisgarden

Stunning !!!!

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Zsazmeane

Escargot?

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kylers

Love these guys, didn’t realize you could keep it as a house plant

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi aren't they so pretty!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@littlemorningglory thanks Gracie!!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@sherrisgarden Thank you so much Sherri!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@Zsazmeane escargot is actually more pronounced than this one which is called silver swirl💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@lovestogarden thanks Janice!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#rexbegonia #redsplash and then there's this one!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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lesliecole49

These (begonias) are another I can't seem to grow. I love the dark leaves on this

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SikoMa

Me thinks I need one of these beauties😍😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi thanks hun!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@lesliecole49 sure you could! I just get small ones to keep outside for the summer and treat them like all my other plants (no direct sun) easy peasy!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@SikoMa you do need one of these beauties!💘😍

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SikoMa

I sure does😊😉😍

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gjones

Love the leaf colour! You found some beauties😊

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones thanks so much!💘😍

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pelly

Fabulous foliage 😍😍

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telswirld

Beautiful colour

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ShelleySnyder

#rexbegonia #greenstreak look at this beauty 👀

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi sorry hun!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@lesliecole49 thanks!💘😍

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juliesgarden

Fab 😍

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suerichards

I like 👍👍

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ShelleySnyder

@juliesgarden thanks Julie!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@suerichards I think I like it too!😂💘😍

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docthrill

#begonia-rex-ruby-slippers

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ShelleySnyder

#rexbegonia #watermelon is this rex cool or what!

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ShelleySnyder

@hayleyaj 💘😍

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lesliecole49

This one's gorgeous!

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lovestogarden

I love this one!

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ShelleySnyder

@cyndi Thank you!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@lesliecole49 thanks Leslie!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

@lovestogarden Thank you!💘😍

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gjones

Beautiful😍😍

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ShelleySnyder

@gjones thanks Katy!💘😍

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juliesgarden

Supercool 👍😍

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rachelbrooks

Very! Saw lots of fab ones at the garden centre the other day - made me think of you!

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suerichards

They are all gorgeous 👏😘

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ShelleySnyder

#macro #closeup #begonia I can't believe it still looks this good!😲

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columbiariver

Beautiful color. I can't get mine to thrive. Its now in the bathroom, starting over. How do you get them so nice?

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver I don't know! I haven't done a thing to this! It's still outside!😲 I've brought them in before only to put them back out in the spring and they up and die on me, so I don't bother anymore! When they were in the house, I do know they can take an awful lot of very bright light and they did good!💘😍

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columbiariver

I might toss mine. I had it outside to start. Tried sun, shade, less water, everything. Then I read the don't like water on their foliage, but love steam. Bathroom is its last stop. Too high maintenance 😜😂😚 @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

@columbiariver sometimes we just have to bite the bullet and give up! I know there's a few plants that refuse to grow good for me, so after several tries I give up!(at least for a few years!🤣🤣) 💘😍

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columbiariver

Thank you. I needed that. We are wired to try to save everything. But, to what extent? Thanks lovely! @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

Welcome! I've learned we have to pick and choose, we can't have everything! Some plants just don't like me! Oh well-- I'll find one that does!🤣🤣💘😍

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lovestogarden

Such a beautiful color!

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ShelleySnyder

@lovestogarden isn't it!? Thanks!!💘😍

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lovestogarden

😀 Yes!

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suerichards

Great photo 💕

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ShelleySnyder

@suerichards thanks Sue!!💘😍

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ShelleySnyder

#begonia #afterrain these will be gone soon, nights are getting colder!

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alysha

I love these colors!😉❤️

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kimguy

Impressive @ShelleySnyder !!!

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ShelleySnyder

@alysha @kimguy thanks!!!💘😍

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docthrill

They look really good have both. Left one is #begonia-rex-harmony-red- robin I have 2 of the one on the left but I’m pretty sure there miss labeled. I thought they were Maui Mist

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ShelleySnyder

#begonia GOOD MORNING TO ALL MY GT FRIENDS!!! HAPPY WEDNESDAY TO ALL!! looks like my begonias are happy dancin with Mickey and Minnie!🤣

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columbiariver

Beautiful begonias! Good morning Shelley. Its hump day 🐫!

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jeatacake

They look fabulous 👍💜👌

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Acetaker

GOOD MORNING❣️

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