dragon wing begonia plant

Dragon Wing Begonia Plant Care

Table of Contents Ooh, I love the sound of dragons. They are mystical creatures just as magical as the dragon wing begonia plant. The plant has colorful flowers with lush green foliage. The best of all is growing them as a houseplant all year round. So, if you want to add some magic with color…
begonia maculata

Begonia Maculata Plant Care

Table of Contents What a spectacular plant, don’t you agree! Yes, the Begonia maculata with polka dot leaves always keeps you amazed. No wonder plant growers call it the Polka Dot Begonia. So, if you want to find out how you can get your hands on this gorgeous plant and care for it, stay a while longer.…
Begonia Boliviensis

Begonia Boliviensis Plant Care

Table of Contents The Begonia boliviensis is a sight to behold in your garden, especially with its colorful display of flowers. The tuberous Begonia with red-orange blooms will brighten up any landscaping or patio. The fascinating thing is that these tuberous species produce flowers in pairs of three on a short stem. The arrow-shaped leaves…
begonia amphioxus plant

Begonia Amphioxus Plant Care

Table of Contents Did you know that Begonia plants help clean the air by filtering out benzene and other hazardous substances? They cleanse the air you breathe and remove airborne contaminants inside your home. So there’s no doubt that this beauty is the perfect indoor houseplant for you! It has pointy peltate leaves with dark…
begonia rex-cultorum

Rex Begonia Plant Care

Table of Contents Did you know that rex begonia is considered perennial in tropical and semitropical regions but grown as annuals in North America? Although rex begonias have exquisite flowers, they are more commonly planted for their vibrantly colored and intriguingly textured leaves. Dark leaves with pronounced silvery grey stripes distinguished these plants. They are…
Awing Begonia Plant

Angel Wing Begonia Plant Care

Table of Contents Adding the Angel Wing Begonia to your home will provide it with a pop of color when it starts to flower. Interestingly enough, with the Angel Wing Begonia, you have an attractive year-round plant. The speckles with streaked foliage look amazing with its glossy green leaves, tinted with red on the back.…
begonia maculata

Begonia Maculata Plant Care

Table of Contents Begonia Maculata (alternatively known as Polka dot Begonia) is a beautiful houseplant noteworthy for its leaves with silver polka dots. They’re one of the rarest houseplants every gardener wants to have. The plant was popularly named after its leaf composition. This excellent houseplant is both attractive and terrifying because of its leaf’s…
begonia maculata

Polka Dot Begonia Plant Care

Table of Contents Want to have another houseplant with a magical appearance? At first glance, you would think that someone splashes some white paint on it. But I tell you it’s not! Its silver polka dots appear painted on olive green leaves, crimson-colored undersides, and sprays of open bell-like red or white flowers with bright…
Begonia Pavonina

Begonia Pavonina Plant Care

Table of Contents Native to the elevated regions of Malaysia, this rare Begonia pavonina is a gorgeous specimen known for its dark bronze leaves with a red-shaded abaxial surface. Also known as Peacock begonia, they are relatively grown at low light conditions making the leaves gain an attractive iridescent blue sheen. Begonia pavonina Plant Care Basics…
Top 15 Begonia Varieties

Top 15 Begonia Varieties

Table of Contents With a thousand different species belonging to this genus, you can expect wide variations in flower colors, foliage patterns, and growth habits. This group of tender perennial plants can grow from a delicate height of 6 inches to bushy plants erecting at over 5 ft tall. Depending on the variety, it may…
multiple plants in a pot

Plant Groupings Guide

One thing that many beginner gardeners struggle with is arranging plants. But why is grouping or companion planting so important? Well, allelopathy or companion planting is based on one principle certain plant combinations can attract or repel pests as it improves growth for different plants. But it can make maintaining plants simpler as well. Still,…