General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: Seeds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Layering
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Garden Croton
  • Fire Croton
  • Variegated Croton
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Codiaeum variegatum var. variegatum
  • Synonym: Codiaeum pictum
  • Synonym: Croton angustissimus
  • Synonym: Croton johannis
  • Synonym: Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum

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