Begonia Rex | 12cm | Houseplant

Begonia rex 'Fem'


Begonia Rex is also known as the Painted Leaf Begonia for the huge variety of patterns that you can find with this type of plant. It has beautiful red edged green foliage, and often features an iridescent tinge when it catches the sun. It's an incredibly satisfying plant for beginner plant parents and enthusiasts alike. 

Comes in a 12cm nursery pot, ceramic pot not included.

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Facts & Stats

Botanical Name

Begonia rex 'Fem'



Plant Type

Evergreen perennial

Pet Safe




How to care for your Begonia Rex | 12cm | Houseplant

Native habitat

Begonia rex is native to Brazil, it is a much loved houseplant around the world due to the many cultivars available.

Light and position in the home

The Painted Leaf requires bright, indirect light to thrive. Direct sunlight may cause leaf scorching.

Watering and humidity

Water your Painted Leaf Begonia when the top soil feels dry, do not wait for you plant to wilt before watering during the growth season. Watering can be reduced during Winter, when light levels are reduced.

Begonia Rex | 12cm | Houseplant
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