Is a Begonia a Peperomia?

Begonias, common bedding and container plants, are not peperomias. Instead, they are a variable and diverse group of the family Begoniaceae. Peperomias are easy-growing members of the Piperaceae family of plants, prized for their interesting foliage.

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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."