Begonia ‘Elephant Ear’ is one of our new rhizomatous hybrids. It is a cross of the unidentified species U489 and the Asian species B. sizemorea. The leaves are giant. The leaves can be 12 x 14in. The leaf is gray green in the center and on the margin with a wide silver band. The flowers are pink and appear most of the year.
(Miller at Steve’s Leaves, TX, 2012)
Shade to partial shade, temp. 45 to 95 degrees, 14in. tall, allow getting fairly dry between watering