Begonia listada is is a tender begonia from Brazil with striking dark green velvety leaves with a lighter green stripe and light pink flowers.
Begonia listada as a houseplant is sure to brighten up any shady nook. Its got everything going for it with dramatic dark green velvety elliptical leaf blades aided by a striking bright broad stroke of lime-green running down the centre. The undersides are rich mahogany. Delicate pink buds and stems and single white petals rise above the foliage with happy lemon-yellow centres. Can reach up to 20 inches high. Requires well-drained humus rich soil, high humidity and light. Grows horizontal for hanging baskets, or can be staked. Ideal by a south/east window that gets lots of light but not direct sunlight.
Common Name: Brazilian Begonia
Family: Begoniaceae (The Begonia Family)
Zone Hardiness: 11
Light: Full Shade, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Fall - Winter
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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