B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: pale PINK
Foliage: metallic GREEN - RED
Common names for Begonia rex(rhiz.):
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
6: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
31: House and Container Plant Seed List
131: Toxic Plants
149: Begonia Seed and Plant List
720: Fire Resistant Plants
Begonia rex(rhiz.) seeds will usually germinate in 15-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Begonia rex(rhiz.) seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 25°C.
Sow on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Fibrous 70-75#F, tuberous 65-70#F.