Begonia amphioxus

£6.99

This Begonia amphioxus is a species of Begonia and is a rare and striking plant with narrow, elongated leaves. It is covered in red spots and outlined with a red leaf margin along the jagged edges. It is native to Colombia and Ecuador. It is a small plant that typically grows to be about 15-25 cm in height.

The flowers of Begonia amphioxus are small, measuring only about 1 cm in diameter, and they bloom in clusters of 3-5. The petals are pink or red in color, with a yellow center, and they have a waxy texture. The flowers are typically held above the foliage on long, thin stems.

Begonia amphioxus is a charming and delicate plant that adds a pop of colour to any indoor jungle!

Plant care

Pot size: 5.5cm - Height (including pot) 28cm approx.

This plant needs to be in a position with bright, indirect, natural light. Avoid direct sunlight as it will also scorch the leaves.

Needs frequent watering, allow the soil to dry out but not completely. Avoid waterlogged soil.

They need a hot and humid environment. The ideal temperature is around 30°C. It does very well in enclosed terrariums.

A range of 60-80% is ideal.

Begonia amphioxus need regular feeding, as frequently as once a week in some cases.

Description

This Begonia amphioxus is a species of Begonia and is a rare and striking plant with narrow, elongated leaves. It is covered in red spots and outlined with a red leaf margin along the jagged edges. It is native to Colombia and Ecuador. It is a small plant that typically grows to be about 15-25 cm in height.

The flowers of Begonia amphioxus are small, measuring only about 1 cm in diameter, and they bloom in clusters of 3-5. The petals are pink or red in color, with a yellow center, and they have a waxy texture. The flowers are typically held above the foliage on long, thin stems.

Begonia amphioxus is a charming and delicate plant that adds a pop of colour to any indoor jungle!

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