Begonia luxurians

This palm leaved Begonia looks incredibly tropical and can really help add some interesting foliage to a shadey corner in a garden. It’s not hardy, but by bringing it indoors over winter you will allow this Begonia to grow into a sizeable shrub reaching up to 2.5m in height. Begonia luxurians flowers throughout spring and summer with clusters of fragrant pale yellow flowers.

This Begonia is easily grown from seed but also takes well from cuttings.

Key features:

Shrub, large exotic leaves.

Position:

Partial shade/Full shade

Hardiness:

Frost tender

Evergreen:

Yes

Soil:

Sand, loam. Moist and well drained. Acid or Alkaline.