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Begonia 'Rex'

Begonia 'Rex'

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The Begonia 'Rex' is an illustrious and visually captivating houseplant, known for its opulent foliage and dramatic appeal. Its large, spiraled leaves are a kaleidoscope of colors, featuring intricate patterns of silver, green, pink, and burgundy. The 'Rex' Begonia presents a compact and spreading growth habit, supported by strong, fleshy stems. At full growth, this Begonia elegantly reaches a height of approximately 1-2 feet.

  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance


  • Botanical: Begonia rex
  • Common: Rex Begonia, King Begonia, Painted-leaf Begonia, Beefsteak Geranium


  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-75°F
  • Humidity: High
  • Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix


  • To encourage your Begonia to flower, provide it with the recommended optimal conditions and avoid unnecessary stress.


  • Member of the Begoniaceae family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 1,000 species.
  • Begonias are native to moist subtropical and tropical climates in Central and South America, Africa, and southern Asia. They are typically found in the understory of rainforests, where they thrive in the shade and humidity.

  • Begonia flowers are known for their beauty and diversity. They come in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, from small, delicate blooms to large, showy clusters.
  • Begonias were discovered in 1690 by Charles Plumier who named it after the person who supported his expedition, Michel Begon, a French governor of San Domingo.

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