Horticultural Listing of Cultivars by the ABS Show Schedule
Alphabetical listing of cultivars by ABS Show Schedule Divisions
This "Pictorial Horticultural listing" of cultivars is designed allow easy identification of many popular begonias.
The divisions and classes are similar to the ABS Show Schedule, but some
modifications have been made for users convenience.
This Pictorial listing covers about 500 begonias; those which are currently being grown
by ABS members. These photos show the plants and in several cases, details of the leaves and flowers.
Note: The subkeys contain the plant and flower pictures.
Cultivars by ABS Show Divisions
- Division A. Cane-like.
- Superba type. Class 1
- Mallet-type (Leaves generally red (or silver) in color).Class 2
- Plant less than 4 feet in height
- Leaves generally green in color and with distinct spots or splotches. Class 350
- Leaves generally green in color and without distinct spots or splotches. Class 450
- Tall, generally over 4 feet at maturity. Class 5
- Division B. Shrub-like. Classes 6-15
- Division C. Thick-stem. Classes 16-24
- Division D. Semperfloren. Classes 25-31
- Division E. Rhizomatous.
- Division EE. Rhizomatous, Rhizome errect,Rhizome joined at or
below the soil with erect stems. Classes 56-62
- Division EEE. Rhizomatous, Distinct Foliage,
Unusual surface and/or unusual coloring. Classes 63-67
- Division F. Rex Cultorum. Classes 68-75
- Division G. Tuberous or semi-tuberous. Classes 76-82
- Division H. Trailing/Scandent. Classes 83-86
- Editors notes are included in parenthesis.
- For a listing of all pictured cultivars, just click Cultivar Alphabetical listing
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Original website by Bill Claybaugh, redesign by Malcolm McCorquodale 2012