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The Temperature Range for Growing Begonias

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Begonia, a genus of tropical and subtropical plants, grow as perennials in warm climates and annuals elsewhere. Some species, such as Begonia grandis, or "hardy" begonia, grow in USDA zones 6 through 9. Begonias are best suited to USDA zones 9 (with protection) through 11, where minimum average temperatures range from 25 degrees F to 40 degrees F and above.

Keywords: begonia culture, begonia hardiness, begonia growing temperatures

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."