The foliage of the begonia is an attractive green, silver and maroon. It blooms year round in beautiful red, pink, or white clusters. Although the plant can grow as tall as 6 feet, you can pinch back the stems to keep it in the 2-to-3-foot range.
Name: Begonia coccinea
Size: As tall as 6 feet and as wide as 3 feet
- Medium to bright light
- 65-75 degrees
- Evenly moist soil
Note: The roots and stems can cause irritation of the mouth if eaten or chewed. Best to avoid in households with children or pets.