Recognisable for its unique leaf patterning, this plant is part of the Begoniaceae family and native to China and Vietnam. The leaves on this plant also have a fuzzy texture which help it to stand out in your plant jungle.
There are over 1,800 known species of Begonia. The Iron Cross is also a good air purifier.
These plants are grown both outdoors and indoors, but for the latter they require warmth and humidity to thrive. With this in mind, the Iron Cross would be well-suited to your bathroom.
How to Keep me Happy
Light: I like bright, indirect light
Water: Water me when my top 2 inches of soil feel dry to the touch
Expert Level: I'm perfect for those new to plant parenthood
Sizing: Standard W14cm x H25cm (Fits 16cm Pot)
Air-Purifying: I remove the nasties lurking in your room
Pet-Friendly: Keep me out of reach of furry friends and little people
Jo's Top Tip
Don't forget this plant can go dormant during winter, so don't overwater and be prepared for it grow back with vengeance in spring.
Does not come with decorative pot.