Very deep dark red and black leaves. Similar to the red robin, but much darker in color.
Light Full shade if grown outdoors, bright indirect light if grown as a house plant. Never place in full sun.
Humidity: Begonias thrive in high humidity. If growing indoors use a humidifier. Leaves will become brittle on the edge of the leaves if not getting enough humidity.
Temperature: 70-80 degrees if indoors, if outdoors they can tolorate high temps under 100 dgrees
Zones 10-12 Zones 9 and below can grow as an annual or houseplant
Water: allow the top soil to dry, do not allow plant to soak. If plant keeps drooping, repot the plant into a inch or two bigger.
Soil: Soil for flowers, or african violet soil mix
Dormancy: Will go dormant in the fall. Dropping leaves is normal. Water lightly during dormancy.
You will get a plant in a 4″ pot similar to the one pictured