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T Rex™ Ruby Slippers Rex Begonia

Begonia hybrid 'Ruby Slippers' PP #24,992

Pronunciation: be-GOH-nee-uh
SKU #44314

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Description An eye-catching selection with fantastic foliage. Big, glossy, ruby-red leaves have a dramatic black center, as well as a touch of black on the edges. Great in shade containers or as a house plant, but also does well in amended garden soil. A showy addition to a shady border. Grows as a perennial in mild winter regions; treat as an annual elsewhere.
Light Full shade
Watering Water when soil is dry to the touch.
Blooms Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 16 in. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Mounding
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Houseplant
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Multicolored
Companion Plants Ghost Fern (Athyrium), Japanese Aralia (Fatsia), Hosta (Hosta); Coral Bells (Heuchera)
Care Plant in shade in rich, aerated soil. Prefers humidity. Avoid over-watering and prolonged wetness on the leaves and stems. Remove dead leaves promptly. Indoors, provide bright indirect light near a partially sunny window.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Map

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Grow As Annual, Houseplant in All Zones

Grow As Perennial, Outdoors in Zones: 9-11

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