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Begonia pavonina is a rhizomatous species from Malaysia. The leaves are dark bronze/green and red at the back. The flowers are light pink. When it is grown in low light the leaves have an attractive iridescent blue sheen to them when a flash photo is taken. One of the common names for this species is “Peacock Begonia.”. This species grows along streams in the higher elevations of Malaysia. It does like high humidity and air movement. It needs to be grown in a terrarium or greenhouse.
Care of Begonia pavonina
Shade, temp. 50 to 95 degrees, 10 to 12in. tall, allow getting fairly dry between watering.
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