Flowering Begonia

A Begonia flowering in the middle of winter in the living room!   It must be a miracle.   And here I was just hoping to keep it alive.   Tiny new leaves are forming along with the flower buds.  How exciting!!   And the living room is cold……………except when the electric heat comes on, then the baseboards overheat the bookcases and the plants beneath the windows dry out.   It’s like a desert in there.  Would think the extreme range in temps would be tough on them.

But yesterday the Begonia was soaking up the heat of the full sun and the humidity formed by the pool of water collecting in the dish below–and it seems it was getting exactly what it needs.  And accidentally at that.

Advertisements

There are no comments on this post.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s