Melbourne Begonia Society (MBS) is a friendly group of people with a common interest and the shared knowledge that comes from these interactions with lots of fun and enjoyment.  There are many benefits of membership to MBS.

These include:

  • Bi-monthly meeting with talks, guest speakers, plant displays, raffles and swaps all contributing to successful begonia growing.
  • A regular sales table where members can sell their begonias or buy begonias not available anywhere else.
  • Access to seed through the Seed Fund and cuttings when available.
    Access to experienced growers and specific advice.
  • Visits to member’s gardens and trips to places of interest to begonia growers.
  • Extensive reference library available to members.
    Regular newsletters sent to members.


  • Access to the quarterly journal, ‘Begonia Australis’, published by the Association of Australian Begonia Societies.
  • Opportunities to attend the National Begonia Conference which is held every three years in a different State, within Australia.

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