Begonia 'Pavonina'

Begonia 'Pavonina', also referred as the "Peacock Begonia", is a must-have for begonia-collectors. This plant originated the bottom floor of the rainforests of Malaysia, where it has adapted to grow in lower light.   

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Water: allow the soil to mostly dry out between watering. This plant cannot tolerate waterlogged soil. 

Sun: this plant prefers medium light. Bright light will cause the blue colors to become less intense. 
Temperature: thrives between 55 - 75 F

Humidity: requires high humidity to prevent the edge of the leaves from crisping.