Begonia Midnight

Botanical Name: Begonia 'Midnight'
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About

Begonia 'Midnight' is a fascinating cultivar of the Begonia genus that has been selectively bred for its dark, almost black foliage, that has a rich and velvety texture and unique iridescent sheen. It truly stands out among other begonias and houseplants.

Preferring filtered light and high humidity, like almost all Begonias which are native to the understory of tropical and subtropical region. The Begonia 'Midnight' is also a relatively compact plant, making it ideal for indoor pots and terrariums where space is limited. 

Care Guide

Light Requirements
Prefers bright indirect light. Tolerates medium light. Growth will slow in medium light conditions. Direct sunlight can scorch the leaves.
Artificial Light
Direct Sun
Water Needs
Prefers consistent but moderate watering. Tolerates occasional dryness. Will not tolerate excessive watering.
Infrequent
Frequent
Soil Preference
Prefers a soil mixture with moderate drainage speeds and moderate water retentive properties. Include sustainably sourced peat moss for water retention and perlite or pumice as a drainage amendment.
Moisture Retention
Fast Drying
Retentive
Drainage Speed
Slow
Fast