Begonia 'Silver King' Begonia 'Silver King' (R)

begonia 'Silver King'


'Silver King' has medium to large leaves in metallic silver-grey flushed at the edges with pink and with green marbled veining. They are red on the reverse. Reaches 30cm in height

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      begonia 'Silver King'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.5-1 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required but remove dead or damaged leaves

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Sub-tropical Patio & Container Plants

  • sproutPropogation

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

  • insectPests

    May be susceptible to the usual glasshouse pests, including glasshouse whitefly

  • microbeDiseases

    May be infected by powdery mildews and grey moulds