Rhizomes erect to 15 cm high, fleshy and with terminal leaves. Leaves star-shaped to 12 cm long, surface blue green, with white powdery coating; margin toothed and hairy. Flowers white to pale pink, numerous, late winter.
Source: (1997). Begoniaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.