Facts about Wax Begonias Flower (Plant), "Scientific name is Begonia semperflorens". The Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) or also known as fibrous begonias are annual plants or perennial flowering plants that belong to the family known as Begoniaceae. This genus consists of about 1,400 varieties of species. They are native to the moist subtropical climates. Some of its species are commonly grown as ornamental house plants in the cooler climatic conditions.
Description of Wax Begonias Flower (Plant)
Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) is believed to be the sixth-largest angiosperm genus with over 1,600 species. Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) can be classified as an under-shrub, herbs, or terrestrial and they usually occur in the tropic and subtropical climates mostly in the Central and South America, south Asia and Africa. The terrestrial species are generally upright-stemmed, tuberous, or rhizomatous. Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) is monoecious and has uni-sexual female and male flowers occurring on the same plant though separately. The male Wax Begonias Flower contains a number of stamens, and the female Wax Begonias Flowers have large inferior ovary and with 2 – 4 either branched or twisted stigmas. In many of the Begonias Plants the fruit is normally a winged capsule that contains very many minute seeds. The leaves are often large and marked in various designs or just variegated and are usually asymmetric.
Uses of Wax Begonias Flower (Plant)
The Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) is a wonderful bedding plant, thanks to its uniformity in size and shape that makes them ideal for mass planting. The Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) are quite good in shady places where few other plants can mange to bloom. They can also be grown as container plants and they do make excellent house plants. The Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) are also suitable when combined with other cool-colored flowers .
Problems of Wax Begonias Flower (Plant)
Generally, Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) is not troubled by either diseases or pests. Though at times the Wax Begonias Flower (Plant) can be attacked by white-flies, and during the humid season they can get powdery mildew or the other fungal diseases. The white-flies can be controlled by pesticides and the fungal problems can be handled by a variety of fungicides.