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Begonia brevirimosa subsp. exotica

This is a very delicate plant, and does not ship well. Due to the difficulty in growing this plant, WE CAN ONLY OFFER AN ARRIVE ALIVE GUARANTEE. Please contact us within 24 hours if the plant arrives dead. Please expect leaves may be melted upon arrival leaving just a stem; however, the plant will be perfectly healthy and will grow new leaves very quickly. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you select FedEx Overnight/2Day (minimum) when purchasing this plant.

Begonia brevirimosa subsp. exotica stands out as one of the showiest of all begonia species. It is a real showstopper. This New Guinea species has a shrub-like growth habit and large leaves. The elliptic shaped leaves are a dark olive green with wide bands of metallic pink. This plant will get tall and as it does will need to be staked. The pink flowers form on a terminal inflorescence. This plant needs extra humidity. It will grow fine in a humid greenhouse or garden room, or it can be grown in a large terrarium.

Before it was officinally named (Tebbitt, 2005) this plant was grown under the name, B. brevirimosa "Edenburgh." See Mark Tebbitt's book, Begonias Cultivation, Identification, and Natural History for more information.

Care of Begonia brevirimosa subsp. exotica:
Shade or florescent light, temp. 50 to 85 degrees, 24 to 30in. tall, allow getting fairly dry between watering, easy to grow if given extra humidity of an enclosure/terrarium.

Family: Begoniaceae.

This plant is shipped in a 3-4 inch pot. 

Pot size guide.

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