Rex Begonias

Rex Begonias are primarily grown for their spectacular foliage. Flowers are produced in shades of pale pink to white. These "painted leaf" begonias are difficult to describe. Descriptions given are derived from the hybridizers description plus plants grown under greenhouse conditions. Leaf color varies from young to mature plants, and well as more or less exposure to sun or shade. Protect from direct, hot, mid-day sunlight. Let soil become slightly dry between waterings. Use a light porous potting mix. Remember, begonia roots are fine, so do not press potting mix hard or pack it. If this is done, the soil will stay to wet and the roots will rot. Feed plants regularly, using a well balanced fertilizer, at ¼ tsp. per gallon of water, with every watering. Fertilizer may be increased to ½ to 1 full tsp. per gallon of water during spring and summer, when plants are actively growing, depending upon the size of the plant. (Larger plants can handle more fertilizer.)

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Begonia - Red Planet

Begonia - Red Planet

(non-rex)
Brick red, spider web style markings, over smooth moss green leaves. Small growing habit.
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Rex Begonia - Black Beauty

Rex Begonia - Black Beauty

Deep, emerald green leaves are blotched and spotted silvery green, banded in velvety blackish-plum. A large blush of blackish-plum completes the centers, hinted with light metallic rose.

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Rex Begonia - Dainty Lady

Rex Begonia - Dainty Lady

Sharply serrated leaves of dark maroon, with a light green striped center. Compact growing small plant with a neat habit. An easy grower.
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Rex Begonia - Eeyore

Rex Begonia - Eeyore

Medium green and silver leaves are blushed in the centers and edged with wide bands of blackish-brown, with a maroon and light green reverse.
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Rex Begonia - Escargot

Rex Begonia - Escargot

Strikingly spiraled, with a wide, silver green band adorning the ivy green and red reversed leaves.
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Rex Begonia - Fairy Land

Rex Begonia - Fairy Land

Cute! Spiraled, apple green, small leaves with a delicate eyelash pattern. Plant is compact in size.
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Rex Begonia - Fire Flush

Rex Begonia - Fire Flush

Brick red center and edge, highlight the olive green leaves, that are flushed with fire-red hair.

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Rex Begonia - Hallelujah

Rex Begonia - Hallelujah

Large, majestic, spiral leaves of soft purple are dusted with silver and gray. Outstanding markings and growth habit.
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Rex Begonia - Helen Teupel

Rex Begonia - Helen Teupel

Deepest red-violet heart, fades to rose, over the silver and deep green pointed and pretty leaves.
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Rex Begonia - Her Majesty

Rex Begonia - Her Majesty

This one is distinctly different with velvety black centers and edging on very deep frosty metallic burgundy-rose with a deep red reverse. Exquisite coloring!
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Rex Begonia - Iron Cross

Rex Begonia - Iron Cross

Medium green, pebbled leaves, featuring dark brown highlights on the center veins. Unusual!
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Rex Begonia - Maid Marion

Rex Begonia - Maid Marion

A band of silver traces the center through the double spiraled leaves. Subtle tones of metallic rose and silver accent shiny silver leaves that turn lustrous pink with bright light.
(Kartuz)
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Rex Begonia - Mikado

Rex Begonia - Mikado

Silver leaves are colored deep plum on the edges with an even darker plum to near black markings in the leaf center with some light plum blushing. An exceptionally beautiful rex.
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Rex Begonia - Pandora

Rex Begonia - Pandora

Almost black leaves are splashed with dark, metallic rose-red and silver. A superb rex!
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Rex Begonia - Pink Champagne

Rex Begonia - Pink Champagne

Brilliantly colored leaves in shades of pink, green, silver and bronze make this a spellbinding hybrid.
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Rex Begonia - Raspberry Torte

Rex Begonia - Raspberry Torte

Spiraled leaves that show-off bands of silver and raspberry. The serrated edges undulate with color and the black-to-green veining has dimension and texture. The short leaf stems make this compact grower a prized begonia for any partially sunlit windowsill.
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Rex Begonia - Regal Minuet

Rex Begonia - Regal Minuet

Dark, iridescent rose leaves have serrated edges. Shades of blackish-maroon band each leaf and accent the leaf centers. Small foliage that is compact growing.
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Rex Begonia - Shamus

Rex Begonia - Shamus

Deep, emerald green, spiraled leaves are mottled in reddish brown-black tones upon the leaf face and edges.
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Rex Begonia - Shari A

Rex Begonia - Shari A

Silvery green blotches and spots are surrounded by medium green, enclosed with burgundy edging. Light plum blushing accents the leaf centers of this vigorous grower.
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Rex Begonia - Shirtsleeves

Rex Begonia - Shirtsleeves

Iridescent rose heart and edge, shimmer over the silver green leaves, with deep emerald veining on mature leaves. Beautiful!
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