Begonia ‘Tangalooma’ is an Australian hybrid of a rhizomatous type Begonia. The oval leaves are mottled with green, gray, silver and pink. The upper surface is sparsely hairy and there are hairs along the shallowly lobed leaf margin. It has a rounded compact growth habit. At one time it was labeled with the unidentified number U482. The unique colors and patterns of the leaves make this variety stand out. It is very easy to grow.
Care of Begonia ‘Tangalooma’
Shade to partial shade, temp. 45 to 95 degrees, 8 to 12in. tall, allow getting fairly dry between watering.
(Clares, Queensland, Australia, 2000)