Begonia 'African Jungle' Begonia 'African Jungle' (PBR) (R)

begonia 'African Jungle'


'African Jungle' produces a mound of vivid green, pointed, oval leaves, flushed in the centre with dark red, marked with silvery spots and streaks and with dark red veins on the undersides and dark red stems. Rather inconspicuous pink flowers are produced among the leaves in summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      begonia 'African Jungle'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants Sub-tropical

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by leaf cuttings or sections of rhizome

  • insectPests

    Can get caterpillars, mealybugs, tarsonemid mite, thrips, glasshouse red spider mite, vine weevil and aphids

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by powdery mildews