This rhizomatous Begonia can be grown in open air or in a terrarium. Its leaves are highly variegated and resemble pustulata, but with distinctive striping.
If you are looking for a Begonia species that has it all for terrarium culture, this is an excellent choice. It is a small growing, compact species that is easy to keep and propagate and has beautiful foliage (even the backsides of the leaves are something to marvel at). It is a Rhizomatous species native […]
This rhizomatous Begonia has leaves that only reach 2″ in size, with many leaves staying smaller. Younger plants will display red-green undertones with chocolate-purple mottling. As the plants mature, the chocolate-purple becomes the more dominant color. At the point the petiole attaches to the leaf, the color is red (which sometimes fades to yellow). This […]
This Brazilian hybrid has dramatic leaf green leaf venation, cast against a darker green (or red if new growth) foliage. It is easy to keep and is a rhizomatous species. The name ‘sole-mutata’ means sun changing, as it’s leaves will vary their color depending on how much light it is receiving. It does well as […]
According to Dave’s Garden, this Begonia is hardy down to 10F! I’d be a little afraid to test that out, but anything close to that is pretty impressive for a species that also does excellent in warm terrariums. It is a rhizomatous species that can grow to 18″ tall, but has a tendency towards rambling […]
This Begonia forms dense clumps, usually 3-4″ in diameter. It’s leaves only reach about 1″, and the whole of the plant is covered in small hairs. The color is a darker green but can express more red in bright light. Stems and undersides of leaves are pink. It is an excellent choice for smaller terraria […]