Botanical name – Begonia maculata
Common name – Polka Dot Begonia, Angel Wing
Description – This highly sort after indoor plant has large olive-green angel wing shaped leaves with silver spots growing on long cane stems. The underside of the leaf is vibrant purple/red.
Flower Colour – White to pale pink
Flower Period – Late winter to spring
Location – Prefers part shade (morning sun only) to bright indirect light. Too much direct sun will cause the leaves to dry out and burn
Care – Allow soil to partially dry out between watering. Reduce watering in winter. Do not leave sitting in water. Use a liquid fertiliser fortnightly in spring and summer only.
Mature height – 1.5m H x .5m W
Sizes/Plant height approximate (above pot);
125mm – 15 cm
175mm – 30-40 cm
**All plant stock and sizes are approximates and subject to grower availability as per the time of year**
Some quick facts about this plant:
|Ideal for Pots|
|.5 m Wide|
|1.5 m High|