Begonia ‘Kismet' - Begonia Fibrous hybrid

What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. We also include shipping heat packs at no charge as needed during cold weather. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!

Description

‘Kismet’ is a stunning Begonia hybrid sure to stand out in any collection! Silver, pointed leaves that grow in a compact pattern make this particular variety better for people with less space- just be sure to stay on top of pruning as these can begin to grow very quickly once they’re healthy and established!

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Scientific Name: Begonia Fibrous hybrid
  • Common Name: Begonia ‘Kismet’
  • Family: Begoniaceae
  • Native Range: Hybrid

    Ed's Care Guide

    • Care Level: Advanced
    • Light: Prefers medium to bright, indirect sunlight, but can also tolerate lower light conditions. Keep plant out of direct sun.
    • Water: Soil must be moist. Requires more frequent watering in spring and summer. Avoid overwatering 
    • Humidity: High, >60%
    • Temperature: 67-85F
    • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
    • Feeding: Fertilize using ted liquid houseplant fertilizer every two weeks in spring and summer.
    • Propagation: Stem cuttings 
    • Growth: Grows upright. Leaves are usually asymmetric, extending to approximately 20 cm in length
    • Pests: Subject to mealybugs and whiteflies
    • Toxicity: Toxic if ingested by pets or humans