Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum '~Species'

Garden Croton, Joseph's Coat

Family: Euphorbiaceae Spurge


Type Shrub
USDA Hardiness range 10B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color White, yellow
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, foundation, hedge, specimen
Height 4' to 7' / 1.20m to 2.20m
Spread 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Flowers are rare
Leaf color Green, orange/brown, pink, purple, variegated, yellow
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage