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Severity scale:

Begonia are from a huge genus of annual flowering plants grown for their variety of showy flowers and others for their showy foliage.  In warmer climates outdoors, and in hanging pots and indoor pots in the cooler climates.  The showy flowers can be in various shades of red, pink, yellow, and white which can be in large clusters of small flowers, very large singular flowers that have an open rose or carnation like appearance, and still others are tubular drooping flowers.  Some species have more colorful foliage with large, broad leaves with obvious veining in dark green or pink and some with a speckled appearance. 

Other names: 
Begonia spp., begonia semperflorens-cultorum, BX tuberhybrida, tuberous begonia, wax begonia
Toxic to: 
Dogs and Cats
Oral irritation, excessive drooling, vomiting
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