Care Level: I'm Easy
Pet Friendly: No
Toxic if ingested
Origins: South and Central America, Africa, and Southeast Asia
Fun Facts: Begonias are the ...
Begonias are the fifth largest genus with over 1700 species. The begonia boliviensis was classified in 1945 and grew at high altitudes on rocky slopes in alkaline soil. They are found natively as far south as the Venezuelan Andes and as far north as Mexico.