Begonia ‘Kate’s Beefsteak’
(Begonia ‘Erythrophylla’) Mature plant pictured in bloom.
This rhizomatic hybrid dates back over 150 years and our heirloom variety has been in cultivation more than half that time. Large glossy lily-pad shaped leaves have solid red undersides. Each spring brings showy stems of light pink blooms. This is a tropical growing begonia hybrid
Care Suggestions: Allow media to dry between watering and fertilize lightly once or twice per month. Bright indirect light. Generally prefers minimum temperatures of 60° as colder temps can cause leaf problems.
New round of cuttings established in 4" pots. Last photo shows current plant size.
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