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Begonia Culture

Aims & Purposes

The Aims and Purposes of the ABS provide the misson and philosophy which have guided the organization since is founding by Herbert P. Dyckman in 1932. 

  • To stimulate and promote interest in begonias and other shade-loving plants. 

  • To encourage the introduction and development of new types of these plants. 

  • To standardize the nomenclature of begonias. 

  • To gather and publish information in regard to kinds, propagation, and culture of begonias and companion plants 

  • To issue a bulletin that will be mailed to all members of the society. 

  • To bring into friendly contact all who love and grow begonias.


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