7 Enchanting Begonia Varieties that Will Draw Your Attention, Even in the Corner of the Room

7 Enchanting Begonia Varieties that Will Draw Your Attention, Even in the Corner of the Room 

Homiful.com -- Begonias are native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world, including Mexico, South and Central America, Africa, India, and many areas of Southeast Asia. There are nearly 2000 accepted species of Begonia. Being one of the most popular ornamental plants, the following "7 Enchanting Begonia Varieties that Will Draw Your Attention, Even in the Corner of the Room" are worth adding to the collection.

Begonia ‘Gryphon’


Begonia 'Gryphon' is a stunning cultivar with magnificent leaves. The silver and purple patterns on the maple-shaped leaves stand out against the dark green background. Gryphon is a low-maintenance cultivar. It necessitates regular watering, bright and indirect sunshine, and moderate humidity levels. The soil must be well-drained.

Begonia ‘Erythrophylla’


If you are a rare plant collector, the Begonia 'Erythrophylla' should not be missed. This rare Begonia has round leaves in green to golden hues with light green venation. Because of its resemblance to an old beef steak, the plant is also known as the Beef Steak Begonia or the Kidney Begonia. 

It has hybrid characteristics and can thrive in tropical and milder climates. Beef Steak Begonia is a simple plant that is suitable for beginners.

Begonia ‘Fireworks’


Begonia 'Fireworks' features some of the most dramatic leaves in its family, resembling a fantastic fireworks show. The leaves are painted in pink, purple, and shiny silver that create an incredibly creative style. 

The plant also produces lovely pink blooms, making it an ideal choice for an interior garden. The nicest thing about this plant is how low-maintenance and fuss-free it is. It grows readily in a space with partial to full shade, high humidity, and warm temperatures.

Begonia ‘Lucerna’


Begonia 'Lucerna' is another Angel-winged Begonia variation with eye-catching leaves. The leaves are rather big, with scarlet undersides and silvery dots against an olive green backdrop. It has crimson to pink blooms that are barely second in attractiveness to the foliage. 

Lucerna grows quickly and may reach heights of 6 to 8 feet. It is a low-maintenance design that enjoys partial to full sun, mild temperatures, and well-drained soil.

Begonia ‘Pink Minx’


Begonia 'Pink Minx' is a lovely Begonia with pink leaves and blooms that captivates our senses. The leaves have deep slashes with silvery-pink splashes against a dark green backdrop. The pink blooms that dangle in bunches are mesmerizing. 

Pink Minx loves humidity and prefers somewhat greater humidity levels than other Begonia species. Pinching out the tips will produce a bushier, fuller look in addition to giving excellent growth conditions.

Begonia ‘Escargot’


Begonia 'Escargot' features some of the most unique and eye-catching leaves in the Begonia family. With spiral leaf forms and striking patterns, the hairy leaves resemble escargot or snails. If you give the correct circumstances, it will even reward you with lovely pink blossoms. 

Escargot needs indirect sunshine that is moderate to bright, with high humidity levels. Between waterings, the top layers of soil should be dry, and the potting mix should be loose and well-draining.

Begonia maculata ‘Wightii’


Begonia maculata 'Wightii' stunning foliage gives enormous ornamental value to your interior environment. The "Polka Dot Begonia" gets its name from the vivid, identical white dots on the leaves, which contrast well with the olive green surface and crimson undersides. 'Wightii' attracts a lot of attention and is a low-maintenance cultivar. 

The plant thrives in areas with bright, indirect sunshine and no excessive heat.  A higher humidity level is required to keep the plant healthy. With proper care, the plant will produce bell-shaped pinkish or white blooms.

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