This exceptional hybrid is a cross between rajah and goegoensis. It has kept the leaf shape and size of goegoensis but taken some color and leaf structure from rajah. Depending on conditions, the leaves can range from a pinkish-red to deep purple. It is vigorous but prefers terrarium conditions. It can be grown as a houseplant if humidity is higher (about 60%).
This popular Begonia hails from Malaysia and is one of the easier species to grow. It’s brightly colored foliage and small growth make it ideal for terrariums. It does not seem to be one prone to melting and the leaves feel very sturdy, and make a nice perch for frogs and geckos. And the flower,