Scientific Name: Begonia rex (incl. hybrids) Form: Mounded
Common Name:rex begoniaTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:BegoniaceaeHabit: Upright, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Prickly, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Branching hairs, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Pink, Can flower any month
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Grown for its interesting leaf patterns which can vary in appearance from spotted, streaked, bordered and splotched depending on the cultivar.