Family: Begoniaceae

Scientific Name: Begonia medora

Common Name: Trout-leaf Begonia, Trout Begonia, Mini Angel wing Begonia

DescriptionAn angel wing begonia with small leaves.
Plant TypePerennial Tender
Sunlightmoderate to bright
Moistureaverage, if allowed to get very dry it will drop leaves
Growing Mediaaverage house
Flowerspink pendant cymose inflorescence
Leavesgreen. with a sheen, spotted
Dimensionsat least 24 inches tall (probably taller) by 18 inches spread
Maintenancepinch to maintain shape, has a tendency to lose it bottom leaves as it gets larger
Misc Facts(syn. B. argenteo guttata, B. argentea-gutta)
Author's NotesAt the high school greenhouse this is one of the more common Begonias we grew from cuttings. It was easy to grow and rooted easily from cuttings. A good plant to demonstrate the difference between male and female flowers.
Notes & Reference#117-Begonias (Mark Tebbitt), The American Begonia Society (
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