Begonia Beefsteak

Begonia

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17cm - +

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  • Specifications

    Begonia Beefsteak is an excellent houseplant and shade house plant easy to grow and maintain. Its crisp, watery leaves are as round as a pancake, born on watery stems ringed with fine hairs and growing from horizontally creeping rhizomes. The copper and bronze leaves are undercoated with burgundy red. By mid to late winter a show of dramatic, miniature, very pale pink, pendant blooms are held high above the canopy on tall spiky stems. Can tolerate low light as long as you adjust the watering. Keep moist but not wet, a little on the dry side is better. Best in bright indirect light, avoid direct sun. Use a regular houseplant fertiliser but dilute it to less than half strength. Begonia Beefsteak will grow to a height of 45-60cm and a width of 60-90cm.
    Common Name Begonia
    Plant Type Evergreen, Indoor Foliage, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub
    Range No
    Dimensions 60cm high x 90cm wide
    Sunlight Shade
    Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes
    Australian Native No
    Deciduous No
    Evergreen Yes
    Flower Colour Pale Pink
    Foliage Colour Bronze, Copper
    Botanical Genus Beefsteak Begonia
    Botanical Species erythrophylla
    Flower Type Papilionaceous - Resembles A Butterfly, Characteristic Of Most Plants Of The Pea Family
    Foliage Type Cordate - Heart-shaped, Stem In Cleft
    Market Name Beefsteak
    Width 90 cm
    Height 60 cm

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Begonia Beefsteak

Begonia

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