Plant of the month

 

Begonia  U 074

          This begonia native to Philippines, discovered in 1983, is still unidentified today.
          It is a small creeping species with a spreading habit. Its dark green cordate leaves have many
different silver spots arranged irregularly. Petioles and undersides of leaves are red.
          It endlessly produces white flowers tinged with pale pink when the growing conditions are favourable.
          It must be grown in terrarium to make the most of its  generous flowering; It requires heat and strong atmospheric hygrometry, but fears excess of water.