Tectonic™ Asteroid Begonia
|Description||An exotic specimen from the forests of Northeastern India. Deep green leaves have a silvery halo, and burgundy undersides. Adds bold texture and contrast to any lightly shaded setting. An extraordinary specimen for containers, a large terrarium, or as a houseplant.|
|Light||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Watering||Water when soil is dry to the touch.|
|Blooms||Insignificant; prized for foliage|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Multi-Season Interest|
|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|
|Companion Plants||Ligularia (Ligularia); Rhododendron (Rhododendron); Fern (Arachniodes); Anemone (Anemone); False Ginseng (Metapanax delavayi)|
|Care||Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Best with some humidity; avoid extreme heat and harsh sun exposures. Water regularly, allowing soil to dry just slightly between watering. Move container plants indoors when temperatures reach 45 degrees to overwinter as a houseplant.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL
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Grow Indoors in All Zones
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly
100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr.
in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.
We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.