A fourth branch of the begonia family
is the rex begonias, valued for their colorful leaves, such as the Iron Cross begonias.
I'm very sorry that we have to present these flowers at the altar of General Secretary (of the Workers' Party of Korea) Kim Jong Il,'' said Kim Ryo Won, a guide at the Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia Exhibition Hall where an annual flower show featuring ''Kimjongilia,'' a red flower of the begonia family
named after the late leader, is taking place.
Similarly, visitors to a flower festival featuring ''Kimjongilia,'' a red flower of the begonia family
named after the leader, were taking photos of a yellow flower-made slogan suggesting that the country ''is blessed with'' having three leaders -- the country's founder Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il and Kim Jong Un.
The celebrations included a flower festival featuring ''Kimjongilia,'' a red flower of the Begonia family
named after the leader.
An exhibition of ''Kimjongilia,'' a flower of the begonia family
symbolizing Kim, began Friday and runs for a week.
However, the large flowered forms only offer a hint of the splendor contained within the begonia family
that encompasses 350 species and thousands of named introductions.