Begonia hispida var. cucullifera is sometimes called the “Piggyback Begonia” because of the small leaf-like growths that come out of the upper leaf surface. The medium green leaves are also covered front and back with tiny white hairs. This is a shrub-like begonia which has a bushy growth habit. It has white flowers in the early summer.
How to care for Begonia hispida var. cucullifera:
Shade to partial sun, temp. 45 to 90 degrees, 15 to 24 in. tall, allow getting slightly dry between watering
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