Plant of the month


Begonia palmata Don



A species with a very large distribution, from north India to east China, until Taïwan. This begonia of the Platycerium section, is very common and very varied. We can find it from the sea level to 9500 feet. The leaves of all subsp. are palmated hence its name. In cultivation, it is a very easy growing, propagating, sowing and blooming species.