SELECTED BY DAN HINKLEY
Begonia sp. ‘DJHAP18072’
How long has it been on the market?
New to IGCs in 2021
Height / Width
12-18” tall / 12-18” wide
Full sun to partial shade
Emerald green with bronze undersides
An extraordinary specimen for containers, a large terrarium or as a houseplant
Consumer care requirements
Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Best with some humidity. Avoid extreme heat and harsh sun exposures. Water regularly, allowing soil to dry just slightly between watering. Move container plants indoors when temperatures reach 45° F to overwinter as a houseplant.
The new Tectonic Begonia Series brings bold texture to the garden. Discovered by plant hunter Dan Hinkley in the forests of Northeastern India and available through Monrovia, Tectonic Eruption features emerald-green, intricately-cut leaves with a light-bronze underside. Grown for its stunning foliage, Tectonic Begonia adds an exotic look to outdoor containers. These stunning varieties can also be grown inside as a houseplant. The Tectonic Series will have limited availability for 2021.
This exotic specimen from the forests of Northeastern India works well in Asian or Zen gardens. It adds bold texture and contrast to any lightly shaded setting.