Begonia maculata is an angel-winged cane begonia and commonly referred to as the Polka Dot Begonia derives its name from its unique silver spotted leaves and red undersides. It is a plant with beautiful leaves and beautiful flowers. The leaf blades have silver polka dots on the upper side.
In fact, it is rumoured that Christian Louboutin created his trademark red-heeled shoe to mimic the red leaf undersides of the Begonia maculata. So, it shouldn’t be surprising to hear that this plant requires specialized attention and care.
Polka dot begonia (Wightii) needs well-draining soil, and the pot should be in bright, indirect light, The soil should be slightly dry before watering, and humidity levels should be high.