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King Begonia, Painted-Leaf Begonia
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  • Latin Name: Begonia rex Cumbia
  • Common Name: Painted-Leaf Begonia, Fancy-Leaf Begonia, King Begonia
  • Characteristics: The Begonia rex Cumbia is an indoor plant with a variety of different shades to its foliage. The colours can be seen in all different ways, but the main colours that feature on this plant are a light shade of silver-green and a faded shade of pink and black thick veining on top. This Cumbia variety of Rex Begonia also offers itself as an air-purifying houseplant, which sees the removal of harmful pollutants and unwanted toxins to create a fresh living environment for all.
  • Plant Advice: Begonia Rex Cumbia should be placed in partial shade. This should be coupled with the avoidance of any direct sunlight as it will cause harmful leaf damage as time goes on. Watering should be carried out when the soil is dry to touch. This can be continued on a once-a-week basis throughout the year, until the Winter dormant period when these levels should drop to once every two weeks.
  • *Images are for illustrative purposes only. Plant supplied in a growers pot, decorative pot not included.

Rex Begonias, commonly known as King Begonia, are best known for their striking foliage. This Cumbia variety has foliage full of colours that can be seen differently from all angles. There are lighter shades of silver-green, a faded pink shade and a deep black in the centre which seaps out into a veining pattern throughout. King Begonia will bring all of its effective air-purifying qualities to the room it is placed in, ensuring the atmosphere stays fresh and stress-free to live in. You should place this Rex Begonias in partial shade, whilst avoiding direct sunlight due to the harm it will cause to the plants evergreen leaves. Water the plant when the soil is dry to touch - once a week will be suitable for this until its dormant period of Winter, which, by that point you can limit it to just once every two week period.

Please Note: Images are for illustrative purposes only and designed to be a representation of the item(s) being sold. Depending on seasonality, deciduous plants may be supplied in their dormant state and without leaves. Plants may also be pruned back, lower than stated heights, to encourage new growth.

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