***This post is a part of my April A to Z series where this year I will be highlighting different plants each day. Check out this page to see all of my posts combined on one easy sheet. ***
This begonia’s new growth has a gorgeous pink color while its older growth has a silvery metallic sheen.
Photo taken by Josh’s Frogs. Check them out here.
Origin: Japanese hybrid
Soil: well draining soil
Light: best in bright, indirect sunlight or shady areas
Temperature: does not like the cold
These begonias can get rather large with leaves reaching 9″ long and 5″ wide and a small bush at 12-18″ tall. It will either need to be kept well trimmed or as it outgrows the tank you can use it as a houseplant.
$4.49/each at Josh’s Frogs
Photos taken by Josh’s Frogs. Check them out here.
This tiny begonia has red stems and bright green leaves with serrated edges.
Photo posted on Of Small Things blog. Check them out here.
Soil: moist – even does well in slightly swampy conditions
Temperature: typical terrarium conditions
The leaves do not exceed 1/2″ in length of width. This plant grows very slowly.
$19.99/each at Glass Box tropicals
Photos taken by Glass Box Tropicals. Check them out here.
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