Aspernallee 1, next to Wallfahrtskirche Maria Grün Vienna AIDS Memorial since 2 July 2007
Begonia × semperflorens-cultorum (48°11' N 16°26' E)
2010.07.28 Vienna II. district (Prater parklands, Harte Au 160 m AMSL). Vienna AIDS memorial, church Maria Grün; each stone represents (with the name written on it) a victim of this disease.
This hybrid (of B. cucullata x B. schmidtiana, natives of Brazil) is not frost-resistent but cultivated extensively herearounds as an ornamental plant, especially on cemeteries, or also memorials like this one here. German name: Semperflorens-Begonie. Foto © sokol flickr

28 July 2010
Hermann Falkner, Wien