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  Begonia 'Five N' Dime'
  Family Name : Begoniaceae

 
  • Record Info
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Of horticultural origin
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: Small rhizomatous herb to 10cm tall
      Foliage: Leaves to 5cm,  upper surface dull silvery green, with a thin dark brown border towards the leaf edges; leaf edges with a fringe of short hairs. Leaf bases overlapping, forming a spiral in some leaves. Under surface of leaves and petioles dull red, with sparse hairs.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      [Remarks] (Avoid over watering the plant as this can cause the the rhizomes to rot.), Lots of Water, Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
      Pest(s) :
      Chewing Insects, Sucking Insects
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting, Leaf Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Evergreen
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Red, Silver / Grey
      Mature Foliage Texture(s) :
      Hairy / Hirsute, Crinkled / Twisted

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