Begonia Rex 'Jive' (Painted-Leaf Begonia)
$30.00 incl. GST
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- Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
- 25cm for Pot Size 12cm(Ø)
- The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
- Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
- Overall Height measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.
- Rex begonia (Begonia rex-cultorum) is a semi-tropical perennial plant normally grown as an outdoor container plant or houseplant.
- Among the various types of begonias, Begonia rex is one of the most beautiful and stunning plants.
- Sometimes called painted-leaf begonias or fancy-leaf begonias, these plants are known for their showy, sometimes jaw-dropping leaf coloration.
- They frequently have large leaves (up to 6 inches long) that are brightly colored in various shades of green, red, silver, and even purple.
- It prefers organically rich, moist, and well-drained soil.
- Best in high humidity especially during the growing period.
- Feed with slow-release pellets or liquid fertilizer once a month.
- Shady bright to partial sunlight.
- Water when the soil feels dry to the touch.
- Allow soil to dry out between watering and watch for overwatering which can cause fungal diseases or rot.