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Beautiful, colorful foliage plant is excellent for brightening the interior or exterior landscape. Attractive featured alone as a floor plant, in a container on the porch or deck, or group several together for a vivid display. Higher humidity will help prevent leaf drop. Prefers moist, fertile, well-drained soil.

Companion Plants

Common Boxwood

Fountain Grass

Maiden Grass

Plant Details

  • Common name


  • Botanical name

    Codiaeum variegatum

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 10 (30°F) to USDA Zone 11 (40°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    36-48" (91-122 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Prune back in spring

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Helen B.'s collection