This is an unusual form of Begonia grandis with silver flecking on the surface of the leaves. The underside of the leaves have a faint red tint that fades as the leaf matures. The flowers are pale pink. Grow in well-drained woodland soil in partial shade. Keep moist during the growing season, Begonia grandis dies completely in winter and is late to emerge in spring. Fully cold hardy when grown in well drained soil.