Begonia 'Escargot' Begonia 'Escargot' (R)

begonia 'Escargot'


'Escargot' has striking foliage with a very pronounced single spiral that's accentuated by the spiralling olive-green and silvery-green colours; the leaf surface is lightly covered with pink hairs that are more noticeable at the edge, and the leaf stalk is densely covered in red hairs

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      begonia 'Escargot'

  • 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

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Cultivars should be propagated by leaf cuttings or sections of rhizome

  • insectPests

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

  • microbeDiseases

    May be infected by powdery mildews