Begonia River Nile, Begonia Rex Cultorum

Botanical Name: Begonia 'River Nile'
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The color, texture, and shape of this Begonia are what enchant and attract people. The River Nile is simultaneously painterly and scientific in appearance, almost resembling a gardener or artist's rendition of the Fibonacci sequence.

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.
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
Drainage Speed
Canopi Plants Begonia Potting Mix
Recommended Mix: Begonia Mix

The Canopi Plants Begonia Mix has been crafted to meet the specific needs of your Begonias! Hand-mixed with premium ingredients, your Begonias will be happy and setup to thrive. Our bags are also perfect for one-off repotting jobs - they come in small sizes that are easy to handle, store, or just compost as you won't have much leftover when you're done.


30% Coco Coir
30% Fir Bark
30% Perlite
10% Biochar, Worm Castings, Mycorrhizae, Activated Horticultural Charcoal
What size pot is your plant moving into?
We recommend sizing up 2 inches, in diameter, from the current pot.

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