An Appeal from Australia
I’m from the Ballarat Botanical Gardens in
Victoria, Australia and like you, we are very passionate about our
Begonias – with two registered collections (tuberous & non tuberous
I am hoping I may please be able to put out
an SOS to your Begonia circles and ask for your help in trying to locate
a tuberous Begonia we have ‘lost’ - that is especially dear to our
It’s tuberous Begonia ’T.C. Beaumont’ – which was named after a
past curator of ours and, as you can imagine, we are desperate to
It's a Blackmore & Langdon tuberous Begonia, no longer in cultivation
with them, & so far we’ve not been able to source it in Australia. It’s
large, cream in colour & a double.
I hope by chance, it may be thriving in one
of your members collections, though we would also really appreciate any
assistance, or guidance on where to look further.
Thank you so very much for your time.
Gardens in Victoria, Australia