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What begonia is this?

Can anyone identify this begonia please? 
Is this a tuber and if so, to overwinter it do I cut it back completely to unearth the tubers before following the instructions I've seen online (dry tuber for 10 days then store in a box of newspaper in a frost free location until spring).
Please note - the picture was taken before I did some deadheading and have also re-potted it to a larger pot. It now looks a LOT healthier!

Thank you 😊

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  • There is no begonia! The plant you have is a pelargonium. You can keep it somewhere frost free and it will survive until spring, with minimal watering, or you can keep it somewhere warmer and with sufficient light, water and an occasional feed it will continue to flower and give you cheer through the dark days ahead. :)
  • There is no begonia! The plant you have is a pelargonium.
    The sign at the garden centre was wrong then 😖
    Thanks for the advice 😊 I only have a pop up greenhouse so I doubt that will be warm enough for flowering (and only got it in May so no idea what it is like frost-wise) so i will put it in the garage i think. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 72,009
    Yes pelargonium ... and a nice one too. I’d dig it up, pot it and pop it on the kitchen windowsill. It’ll flower through the winter with just a little tlc ... they make great houseplants. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Yes pelargonium ... and a nice one too. I’d dig it up, pot it and pop it on the kitchen windowsill. It’ll flower through the winter with just a little tlc ... they make great houseplants. 
    Its already in a pot so that would be an easy job 😊 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 72,009
    edited September 2020
    A tiny bit of tomato feed when you water it and it’ll flower on and off all winter in a bright window. Pick out the old flowering stems as they die off and it’ll look really pretty. 😊  
    in the early spring you can take cuttings and you’ll have loads more ... they’re very easy. 

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







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