The Rex Begonia Spitfire is the picture of Autumn. The leaves of this plant are ruby red-tipped with a pale green inner layer, with the innermost layer being a lovely blood red.
This vibrant and enchanting plant is fairly easy to care for and is a fantastic, air-purifying friend to have around the house.
An amazing set of red leaves with some pale green filling
Grows in a cluster to add a burst of colour to any room
Fairly easy to care for and is a pretty hardy plant
Works in a variety of rooms and provides great air-purifying qualities
Bring the best of Autumn to your home with the Rex Begonia Spitfire
Begonia Rex 'Spitfire' Care Guide
These plants like bright, indirect light. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves and kill them. Best to put it in a room that sees a fair amount of light throughout the day
The Rex Begonia Spitfire is fairly intuitive when it comes to the watering schedule. You’ll only need to water once the top layer of soil is completely dry. Avoid overwatering as this plant can quite easily drown
It enjoys around 12-28 Celsius
You should only need to feed the Rex Begonia Spitfire every two weeks or so during the peak growing season. When it is fully grown, feed every 3 weeks in the warmer months
Simply cut back any wide-flying leaves that are straying away from the pack. Shape this plant during the colder months as desired
This plant doesn’t need too much care, simply monitor the leaf health and ensure it is getting the right amount of water and indirect sunlight
Begonia Rex 'Spitfire' General Information
Red-trimmed leaves with a pale green inner layer and deep red centre