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This species is rhizomatous, acaulescent. The leaves are suborbicular and grow up to 23cm across, bright green, below and petioles are covered by thick white to pink hairs. The flowers are cream-white to pale pink.
Common problems with Begonia
How to propagate Begonia
Sow seeds of species at 21C as soon as they are ripe.
Root stem and leaf cuttings can be rooted in spring or early summer in partial sun in a propagating case.
Other uses of Begonia
Grown for their colourful flowers and/or ornamental leaves.