Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia - Foliage
Rex Begonia

REX BEGONIA – Begonia rex
Lopsided leaves with royal color displays. The many varieties offer unlimited kaleidoscopic hues. Mound 12-18″ high.

TEMPERATURE: Average to warm: minimum at night 60-65 degrees.

LIGHT: Bright diffused sunlight, prefers humid air.

WATERING: Keep soil uniformly moist but not wet.

FERTILIZE: Apply at half the recommended strength every month.

USES: Specimen for table, hanging basket. Several plants massed together for larger accent. Colorful addition to foliage groups, planters. Grows well light garden, using part or all artificial light.

Information brought to you by Lawn Patio Barn.com taken from Merchant Publishing Company and prepared Agricultural Research Center in Florida.

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2 thoughts on “Rex Begonia

  1. Would like to use rex begonia hanging basket in area that receives morning sun until noon. I live in New York.

    • Morning Sun is fine. Just make sure is doesn’t dry out between waterings. Probably a good rule of thumb would be to water it once a week. If the temperature reaches the high 80’s or 90’s than you will need to water more often.

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