Colorful and unique, Rex Begonia ‘Fire Woman’ is a hybrid plant that dons bands of lavender, mint green, and fuschia. This houseplant is visually appealing and complex as it also displays textured, quilted, teardrop leaves. The leaves can get relatively large and colors get more pronounced as the plant matures. Rex Begonia are cultivated and prized for their ornate beauty.
Size: 4” (pot diameter)
Scientific Name: Begonia rex-cultorum
Common Names: Rex Begonia ‘Fire Woman’, Painted-leaf begonia
Origin: Hybrid, but plant parents descend broadly from South Asia
Care: Prefers a brightly lit spot with no direct sun exposure. Intolerant of overwatering, so allow the top layer of soil to dry before watering again.
Enjoys: Higher humidity
Level of Simplicity: Moderate
Toxicity: Considered slightly toxic upon ingestion (to cats, dogs, humans)
- Ships within 3-5 business days (more details)
- Shipped as shown, in nursery growing container.
- Being that each live plant is completely unique, the plant you receive may vary slightly in size, shape, appearance.
- All shipments come with ‘Care Cards’ with detailed information about your new plant!