Painted-Leaf Begonia 'Maori Haze' Overview
Begonia rex 'Maori Haze' produces a beautiful mound of silver and mauve leaves. These are edged with a darker red, and the undersides are flushed with red. Can reach 30cm tall. This evergreen rhizome perennial prefers partial shade making them a perfect houseplant that gives all year interest. In summer these Begonia can also produce white, pink-flushed flowers held above the leaves of erect thin stems. They prefer slightly acid, rather than alkaline, soil and appreciate regular watering during the growing season, but they don't like to be too wet in winter. This cultivar is protected under intellectual property laws by Plant Breeders' Rights. These provide the breeder of new plants exclusive control over the plant material for a set amount of time.