This beautiful little Begonia is well suited to any size terrarium, with leaves that reach no more than 3″, on stems only slightly longer (4″). The texture of the leaves is mildly corrugated. Flowers are bright yellow and occur in abundance on a mature plant. It is a hybrid created by Mike Kartuz using Begonia microsperma and Begonia prismatocarpa. The flowers, which bloom throughout the year,
This pretty little Begonia flowers almost constantly in the terrarium, and does perfectly fine in rather stagnant conditions. For years mine has been growing in somewhat flooded loamy substrate without any issues. It makes very nice ground cover and will form a mat over time. It occurs in Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, and Equatorial Guinea. The leaves reach 1.5-2 inches and is an easy keeper, excellent ground cover.