Begonia 'Black Knight' Begonia 'Black Knight' (R)

begonia 'Black Knight'


'Black Knight' is a Rex-cultorum begonia, 35cm high, with large, obliquely heart-shaped, deep burgundy leaves, whose shape is emphasised by a zone near the margin of pale pink and white speckles, and pink flowers from late summer to autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      begonia 'Black Knight'

    • Common names

      Begonia 'Midnight'

  • 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

    Sand, SoilLoam

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by root cuttings of rhizome sections in summer, or by leaf cuttings in spring or summer in a propagating case, in partial shade

  • insectPests

    May be affected by vine weevil, caterpillars, mealybugs, mites, thrips, and aphids

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by grey moulds (Botrytis), powdery mildews, stem rot, and rhizome rot