Though many consider Begonias to be an outdoor plant, Begonias also make excellent indoor houseplants that can bloom the entire year. Begonia Plants originally came from the tropical, moist regions of southern Asia, Africa, South America, and Central America which is why they require such high humidity. There are over 1500 varieties of Begonia Plants that fall into the categories of stemmed, rhizomatous, or tuberous. The leaves of some Begonia Plants, such as the Begonia Rex or the Iron Cross Begonia, have extraordinarily colorful foliage. Other varieties, such as the Reiger Begonia Plants, have beautiful flowers. There are some Begonia Plants, such as the Angel Wing Begonia, that have both lovely flowers and outstanding leaves. Begonia Plants look great in hanging baskets, placed on a table, or on a warm windowsill. All Begonia Plants have asymmetrical leaves, thick succulentLearn how to grow and care for succulent plants at Houseplant411.com stems, and flowers that grow in clusters.
These plants are considered poisonous and should be kept away from pets and children. Read more about common houseplants that are poisonous in Don’t Feed Me To Your Cat! A Guide to Poisonous Houseplants