Angel Wings Begonia, Potted
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Begonia Maculata wightii, Angel Wings or Polka Dot Begonia.
The asymmetrical leaves of the Begonia maculata are show-stopping with a sweeping graceful wing that is deep scarlet underside and an upper surface covered with graphic silvery spots. The Begonia maculata 'Wightii' is the one spotted begonia that grows clusters of greenish-white flowers with yellow centers.
Cane-type begonias are some of the best-performing and easiest begonias to grow. This most recognizable type of begonias are a tropical plant, native to Brazil, and as such, temperatures between 65 and 70 are best. Temperatures below 60 degrees can cause the plant to wilt. Begonia maculata needs a fair level of humidity, but not too much; misting or placement near a humidifier helps if you live in dry conditions. Or placing over some watered pebbles in aa tray.
Potted plants come as shown in their growers pot covered with moss set into a terra cotta Basic Planter,White Patina with a Tray for Basic Planter, White Patina. Please note that the plants you receive may be smaller and less mature than the ones photographed. They will be eager for growth in their new home!
*Note: These will be shipped directly to you from our grower within 7-10 days; any other Bloomist purchases will be shipped separately. All orders will be shipped via UPS or USPS generally on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, and only in the Continental US; we cannot ship internationally nor to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico.
Live plants are shipped on a weather-permitting basis. If the forecast calls for extreme heat or cold temperatures along the shipping route, we'll hold your plant for the minimum number of days required to ship it safely. Temperature swings in shipping can sometimes cause a temporary shock to a plant causing one or two leaves to yellow. This does not impact the health of the plant. Simply remove the leaves and care for the plant as directed. Live plants cannot be returned or exchanged. Contact us immediately if any issues with your order.
Material: Live Plant, potted with a moss covering, in a terra cotta Small White Patina Pot and Tray
Dimensions: approx. 9" - 12"H, pot is 4 1/2"H x 4 1/2" dia