Begonia 'Comte de Lesseps' Begonia 'Comte de Lesseps' (C)

begonia 'Comte de Lesseps'


'Comte de Lesseps' is an upright, evergreen perennial, to 1.5m tall, with mid-green leaves spotted white and clusters of pink flowers produced sporadically throughout the year

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      begonia 'Comte de Lesseps'

    • Common names

      Begonia 'Compte de Lessop', Begonia 'Conte de Jessop'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back over long canes to 2 or 3 buds in late spring

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by stem cuttings

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by caterpillars, mealybugs, thrips and vine weevils

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to powdery mildews, stem rot and rhizome rot