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Please can anyone tell me what this plant is? I snipped it from a neighbor's yard and rooted it and have it in a pot, but it really needs to be transplanted. What is it and where should I consider planting it? It blooms with little clusters of red flowers in spring.

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Hardiness Zone: 8a

By Kathleen from Augusta, GA

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August 25, 20100 found this helpful

I call it an angel wing begonia, Also heard it called dragon wing. I had one a few years ago and I don't remember if it bloomed or not but the leaves are the best thing! Be sure to protect it in winter.

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August 30, 20100 found this helpful

The plant is an Elephant Ear Begonia. My mother has some of them. I hope you love them as much as she does. :)

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August 30, 20100 found this helpful

That is an angel wing begonia and it will get really pretty pinkish rose colored flowers on it. Give it a little bit of miracle grow and it will love you.

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August 30, 20100 found this helpful

We call it Angel Wing. The one my mom has is decades old and lives quite nicely on her covered patio year-around. In the winter when a hard freeze is forecast, she covers it with an old sheet and it may die back abit, but it does keep coming back!

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August 30, 20100 found this helpful

We call it Angel Wing. The one my mom has is decades old and lives quite nicely on her covered patio year-around. In the winter when a hard freeze is forecast, she covers it with an old sheet and it may die back abit, but it does keep coming back!

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August 30, 20100 found this helpful

I call it an angel wing begonia and I have grown it inside before in a pot.

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August 30, 20100 found this helpful

Hi Kathleen,

Yes, I call it Angelwing begonia. Love the begonias.

I live in California and from what the other people replying are saying, cover the plant if frost is forcasted. I kept my plant out for the first time last year and it died back a bit. It is still growing though but not as lush.

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September 9, 20100 found this helpful

Your plant looks like a Rex Begonia.

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