IRON CROSS BEGONIA – Begonia masoniana
Military-stiff bristly leavs with bold pattern to suggest this plant’s name. 8-10″ tall.
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.
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