Species: Begonia metachroa
Native to: Brazil
Temperature preferences: Warm growing
Water preferences: Medium to high moisture
Terrestrial or Epiphytic: Terrestrial
General Information and Care: Begonia metachroa is an absolutely stunning species! This species has beautiful, iridescent, dark red leaves attached to bright red petioles. This plant really stands out in a terrarium due to its deep, rich colors. Under lower light, the leaves will get to be a dark iridescent color. Under brighter light, they will stay a deep red color. The leaves typically only get 3â in diameter making it easy to fit into most terrariums. Overall, this species is one of the most stunning Begonias in terms of color that Glass Box Tropicals offers!
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 4
Shipped Size: Well rooted plant that has been grown in a 2.5â pot. Will be shipped bareroot.