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Beg. Kismet

Excellent.  Dark, silvery-gray leaves with thick veins and wide bands of near-black and red-reverse.  Small angel-wing begonia that we highly recommend.  Just lovely.


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Beg. Kismet

Average Rating 4.8 out of 5

Eye Catching

Such a pretty plant, and an easy grower. I love the way that the silvery green veined leaves contrast with the red backing. It is growing happily, with several new leaves in just a few months.

Anonymous Sep 17 2020, 16:44 PM

Amazing gift!!

I got this plant as a gift for my birthday, and absolutely love it!!! Came in excellent condition, and is overall a healthy plant. Couldn’t ask for anything more.

Jessie Luévano Apr 03 2020, 00:20 AM

Absolutely Shines

I'm not sure why more people don't have this plant. About every begonia seller offers it for a reason. If you collect begonias and aren't a species purist, you should get this plant; It's the rare combination of easy and breathtaking. It does have cold-water sensitivity to it's leaves (I am the bad type of begonia grower who invariably 'tests' this at some point), but otherwise it pays you back tenfold for the barest amount of care.

P Westervelt Mar 01 2020, 21:07 PM

All 4 begonias grfeat

Begonia Kismet, Keepsake, and Red Planet all nice, heavy plants. Look great in my newest.terrarium

mark woods Jan 09 2015, 12:52 PM


This plant is new to me, and from the moment I unwrapped it, the leaves are stunning. I can see why it is highly recommended. Thank you Violet Barn for introducing me to new and different kinds of plants

Raina Feb 03 2012, 19:03 PM

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