Begonia rex 'Escargot'

Rex Begonia


Photo courtesy of D.S. Cole Growers

  • Beautiful foliage of green, silver and brown
  • Curled leaves resemble a snail shell
  • Adds interest to shade garden or in containers
Blooms all Season
Blooms all Season
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Container
Container
Hanging Basket
Hanging Basket
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Full Shade
Full Shade
Spring
Spring



Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Avoid overwatering.  Allow to dry down in between watering.  Plant in full-part shade where plant will only receive filtered light.


Height: 6-10 in
Spacing: 12-15 in
Price Level 1: $6.99 ea.~6 ½” pot
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
 

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


Attributes:

  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Container
  • Indoor Forcing
  • Blooms all Season
  • Hanging Basket

Exposure:

  • Full Shade

Habit:

  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water