4" Begonia variegata
Medium to bright indirect light
Allow soil to mostly dry between watering
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Begonia variegata is a variegated Begonia species, very similar to Begonia masoniana. In fact, it was only recently classified (2005) as it’s own separate species.
The leaves are on this species are wonderfully variegated with yellow, brown and green colors. The leaf texture is bullate and fuzzy. A very otherworldly plant!
Caring for your Begonia variegata is fairly simple. Allow the soil to dry out partially between watering. Do not allow your plant to sit in excess water. Provide your plant with medium to bright indirect light.
Begonia is a genus of over 2,000 largely diverse species. While known for their colorful flowers, some Begonia species are cultivated for their unique foliage.
Most Begonias are native to tropical and subtropical regions.
Rex and cane type Begonias tend to be the most popular and widely used as houseplants. There are numerous other types, some needing more humidity than others.