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Begonia rex-cultorum/Rex Begonia

Begonia rex-cultorum / Begonia rex-cultorum
Silvery-white foliage stands out among other plants
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Silvery-white foliage stands out among other plants

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Scientific Name: Begonia rex-cultorum
Common Name: Rex Begonia
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: Grown for its beautiful silvery foliage. Is a specimen or accent plant when grown in a shady garden. Makes a strong color contrast with nearly any other foliage. Keep the soil of begonias only slightly moist to the touch. Root rot is a problem on over watered plants.