Are there any Begonias that can survive the Houston, Texas heat?


Full sun - zone 9 Thanks,

  5 answers
  • Lynn Sorrell Lynn Sorrell on Mar 12, 2019

    NO wax Begonias with bronze leaves are the most sun tolerant but that doesn't mean anything past partial-sun especially in zone 9 they cannot tolerate the heat & sun

  • Pat Russell Pat Russell on Mar 12, 2019

    Hi, Lynn - there are some tropical begonias, but they don't look like what we are used to seeing! Check out a good nursery to see if they are available there. They can take the heat and humidity, but perhaps not direct sun.

  • Jamie Jamie on Mar 12, 2019

    Thank you,

  • Shore grandmom Shore grandmom on Mar 13, 2019

    Check with your local garden nursery about flowering vinca (not the vine) plants. I have better luck with them than begonias or impatiens.

  • Jamie Jamie on Mar 13, 2019


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