Begonia palmata ‘Dark Star’ PB 09-1209
A new form of B. palmata introduced by Patrick Blanc from Taiwan. Produces dark green, glossy foliage on erect stems and pink flowers in the autumn. Height 60 cm. Part to full shade in a cool, sheltered position in moist, humus rich, well-drained soil. This plant has been reported to be hardy to -3C if kept drier over winter, though we would recommend keeping your plant totally frost free and keeping it indoors to overwinter as a houseplant.