🌿 Plant Care Tips
An intensely dark, velvety variety of Begonia; foliage may develop blue iridescence when grown in low light. Cultivar of Begonia Rex which is native to India.
- Leaf undersides are maroon red.
- Lets you know when it is thirsty by wilting and bounces back to shape when watered.
- Tolerant of lower light conditions.
Growth pattern: Rhizomatous, clump-forming & bushy
Water: When the top 2-3cm of soil becomes dry. Do not allow water to sit on the leaves.
Ideal Position: North or east facing
Light: Medium, indirect or filtered light.
Recommended Substrate: Fern Mix
Humidity disclaimer: This plant will grow well outside of a terrarium or cabinet. However, all tropical plants thrive with higher humidity levels. To achieve this we suggest grouping plants together, or putting them in a bathroom or kitchen which gets regular use.
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