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Rex Begonia
Begonia rex 'Escargot'


Rhizomatous begonia with leaves approximately 8in long by 6in wide, obliquely ovate with wavy margins. Rex leaf color varies, but all have a metallic sheen. 'Escargot' leaves twist into a spiral resembling the coil of a snail shell.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Use: medium foliage

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: pale-rosy pink

Blooming Period: winter

Height: 6 - 12 in

Width: to 12 in

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Easy to propagate from leaf cuttings. Keep evenly moist. but do not overwater.


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