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Dark leaves that glow in the shade.

Begonia Lunar Lights™ Dark Side of the Moon

Nearly black, velvety leaves and red flowers.

The darkest in the series, Dark Side of the Moon forms round clumps of black-green leaves with maroon undersides. Bold foliage provides a perfect backdrop for red flowers, adding another element of surprise in spring and fall.

Please note: We don't sell plants. Asking your local retailer or googling the plant name is the easiest way to find someone selling our plants.

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Who Am I?

  • Common Name

    Dark Side of the Moon begonia
  • Botanical Name

    Begonia 'Dark Side of the Moon' PP34859
  • Type

  • Bloom Time

    Spring and fall
  • Bloom Color

    Rosy pink

Cultural Details

  • Bloom Time

    Spring and fall
  • Size

    24-30" by 24-30"
  • Hardiness Zone

  • Light

    Part shade - afternoon shade preferred
  • Soil

    Average garden soil
  • Moisture

    Moist, but well-drained.
  • Disease & Pests

    None known
  • Landscape Use

    Borders, cutting gardens, shady foundations, mass plantings, shade gardens
  • Propagation

    Cuttings, Tissue Culture, URC

Available Photos

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