|This begonia grows from a creeping rhizome. The foliage is very attractive, featuring medium-sized, smooth, spiral leaves. The leaves are green variegated with white marks. The flowers are pale pink and bloom winter through spring. This plant enjoys filtered light but can take some sun in winter. Soil should ideally be moist. Begonias grow very well in peat-based compost also. Likes humidity. Hardy. Does not like cold weather. Pinching tips and pruning outer stems in the growing season gives a bushier plant, good for hanging baskets. Remove dead foliage to prevent disease.