Rhizomatous begonia hybrid has a tight mounding form and sharply defined, star-shaped leaves. Leaves have speckled, red veins contrasting with a golden hue. Grows 6-10″ tall.
Moderate to bright indirect light.
Water weekly allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between watering.
Will tolerate dry air but prefer high humidity. Avoid misting, which can lead to problems with powdery mildew.
Average home temperature of 65°F-75°F. If you’re comfortable, the Rex Begonia is comfortable.