With stems that look like they're covered in dragonfly wings, leaves that feel like they're made out of felt this cold, drought and neglect tolerant begonia is a completely unique plant! Originating from Brazil this shrub has a reputation for being indestructible. Slow growing but rewarding all year round, perfect for indoor or shaded outdoor gardens.
Current Pot Size: 100mm
Light: Bright filtered light to part shade, Category 3-4 (please see our blog on plant light requirements)
Soil: Soil type x (please see our blog on soil requirements)
Fertiliser: As directed on your fertiliser of choice. Fortnightly or monthly during the growing season
Watering: Don't over water, they like to dry out between waterings.
Maintenance: Repot every 1-2 years to maintain nutrient rich potting mix. Stem can be cut back to promote new and more compact growth.
Flowering: Yes small white, fragrant flowers can appear year round. Fertilise as buds emerge to promote more blooms.