(Syn: Begonia 'Corallina de Lucerna' )
Supplied in a 9cm pot
One of the tallest cane Begonias, fast growing with up to 2 meters growth within a few years. The pendulous flowers are a rich rose-pink and produced in large clusters. The leaves are about 15cm in length and covered with silvery spots on the top and coloured red on the underside. Can be plunged into a bed outside for summer, but avoid full sun. Adds a real wow factor to tropical style planting. Must be lifted before night time temperatures drop below 8℃ . Overwinter as a houseplant or in a heated greenhouse (+8℃ min).
Bright light /Part shade
Well drained soil
RHS hardiness rating H1B (Tender perennial)
Plants are supplied in a 9cm pot, with their compost and are similar to the plants seen in pictures 6 and 7. Pictures 1 to 6 shows the flowers and leaves on a large specimen and is not the plant for sale.