Mary Poppins? No, My name is Betty. I have a number of ways of describing myself. My leaves look like your next picnic blanket, or CathKidston Blouse. You could just say I was left in the room when the decorators were painting, no spare dust sheets for me. But, the jokes on you because, i'm prettier than you. (Betty has very delicate leaves, it is pretty normal for a few to have rips in them)
Height (including nursery pot) 35-40cm; pot diameter 14cm.
Health benefits- Mood booster!
Pet safe- Mildly toxic if eaten
Lighting for your Begonia
A bright spot without midday direct sunlight will be great. Brighter light will promote growth and help Betty Bloom her white flowers.
Watering your Begonia
Humidity for your Begonia
Betty does like a bit of humidity. Place her next to other houseplants which will increase the humidity for her.
Fertiliser for your Begonia
Once every 2-3 weeks in the spring and summer.
Repotting your Begonia
Repot in the spring every couple of years.
Begonia Plant care Problems
Sometime better can grow tall and leggy. You can cut the top of her new growth to make her become bushier.
- Yellow spots can indicate overwatering.