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Name: Connie
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ashork
Jun 12, 2020 9:43 AM CST
Hi!
Can anyone help me identify and care for this plant? I believe the tag said Rex Begonia when I bought it but I know there are several types and I don't know which this is. I had it in a sunny window for a while and it was growing fine but the leaves were very pale. I then decided to move it to darker room with indirect light and it looks like some of the leaves are dying but some are growing in nice and hardy and dark. I don't want to kill it because it's a sweet little plant and I would love to see it grow and fill out. Any suggestions?
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Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Jun 12, 2020 10:46 AM CST
It does look like a Rex Begonia. Find a bright spot with no direct sun and keep the soil damp.
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plantladylin
Jun 12, 2020 10:56 AM CST
I agree, it's a Begonia (Begonia rex) but I don't know which one.

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