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Jun 12, 2020 9:43 AM CST
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?
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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Jun 12, 2020 10:56 AM CST
|I agree, it's a Begonia (Begonia rex) but I don't know which one.
The blue link above is our general database entry with photos of unnamed varieties and we have quite a few named varieties with photos on this page: https://garden.org/plants/sear...
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