of essentially the most stunningly colourful crops I’ve but to come across is the
Rex begonia. Though it doesn’t like an excessive amount of direct solar, when daylight hits the leaves,it, its iridescent colours are dazzling. To these of us
not used to dwelling round such vivid crops, this species of begonia might seem like
one thing out of a science fiction novel. This one lives in my dwelling
room and its wondrous colours brightens up the room; its colours are a
pleasant complement to the opposite colours in that room. It even blooms on occasion with a candy gentle pink single-petaled flower.
first Rex begonia to be cultivated was found by a botanist in 1856
in Assam, a north jap state in India. Since then, many, many
hybrids have been produced. The one you see in your nursery is a
hybrid of the primary one used for cultivation from India.
- Prefers very vivid oblique gentle. A north window is ideal. An few hours of direct solar is okay. Sturdy afternoon solar could also be an excessive amount of.
- Water completely as quickly as the highest is dry.
- Fertilize repeatedly.
likes a heat room with some humidity. Misting each day is useful, if
your house is dry. Putting pebbles in it is saucer and retaining it stuffed
with water slightly below the underside of the pot will even assist present some
humidity because it evaporates.
***See quite a lot of video clips on houseplant care from my 90’s TV collection, on YouTube: