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Diane Van Dyk Co.

Small Live Rex type Begonia 'BLACK VELVET Rooted starter

Small Live Rex type Begonia 'BLACK VELVET Rooted starter

Regular price $10.00 USD
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Approx 2in tall ships bare root no pot

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Black Velvet is a Begonia hybrid offering attractive maple-shaped, dark, velvety foliage. This plant has a mounding habit of 6-12" tall and wide with sprays of pink flowers in spring outdoors or in bright light. Evergreen foliage brings a tropical feel to houseplant collections year-round. Perennial in zones 10-11, this unique Begonia flourishes in warm, dry conditions with partial shade or bright, indirect light. 


Black Velvet Tips

Black Velvet is for people looking for a unique houseplant or a striking addition to the landscape in warm climates. This plant offers ornamental foliage and flourishes in indirect light and shade. Grow foliage Begonias year-round indoors with high humidity and indirect light. Create a beautiful display of color and texture by pairing this plant with Sansevieria, Pothos, Spider Plant, Peace Lily, Philodendron, and Ferns.

 

1. Grow plants in sandy soil in partial shade or bright, indirect light. 

2. Provide plenty of humidity by misting the plant or placing its pot on a bed of rocks or in a brightly lit bathroom. Water when the top two inches of soil are dry.

3. Fertilize every 1-2 weeks during the growing season and provide temperatures above 60 degrees.

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