Plant Guardians

Begonia ‘Barclay Griffiths’

A small Begonia bowerae hybrid, which are commonly known as eyelash begonias because of the eyelash like hairs around the leaf margins. This Plant Guardian specimen originated from Rhodes and Rockcliffe, a specialist begonia nursery and once a National Collection holder. Purchased from their 1998 catalogue where it was cited as: ‘Barclay Griffiths.(R) Early bowerae × Clifton hybrid. Yellow- green rounded leaves with brown stitching on edges. Height 6 inches. White flowers.’

Threat Status: Threatened In Cultivation As assessed by the Plant Heritage Threatened Plants Programme. For more details see

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