Red furry stems and small pink flowers can be glimpsed through apertures made by large, soft, green leaves with a velvet penumbra of fine red hairs. This rhizomatous Begonia was collected by Ozzie Johnson in Northern Vietnam. Its hardiness yet to be determined, I would still waste no time and mulch heavily for warmth just in case. It's that good.
Mature size: 2 feet T & W
Minimum temperature: 15°F ?