Begonia maculata, commonly known as the Polka Dot Begonia or Angel Wing Begonia, is an enchanting houseplant recognised for its uniquely patterned foliage and graceful appearance. Native to Brazil, this begonia species belongs to the Begoniaceae family and has become a favourite among plant enthusiasts for its striking visual appeal. It has large, asymmetrical leaves adorned with silver-white spots. The angel wing-shaped leaves are a deep green colour and have a wavy margin.
Begonia maculata has a cane-like growth habit, with stems that are often thick and bamboo-like. It produces clusters of delicate, pink flowers and is a relatively low-maintenance houseplant.