What is garden croton
Garden croton , scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum , is a tropical evergreen shrub of the genus Codiaeum, Department of Euphorbiaceae native to Malaysia peninsula and the Pacific Islands. Monoecious Unisexual flowers of both sexes flowers bloom. During the cup-shaped involucre circle of male and female has one in the middle. It is a plant because the flowers are small and discreet, watching the leaves. Colors such as yellow, red, green, black is the color of the leaves, leaf shape is various such as broad-leaved system, advancements, spiral system,. Variant of Codiaeum bariegatsum (scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum) pictum species (C. variegatum var. pictum) is cultivated mainly, Akebono Croton, Croton excalens (forb of the scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum 'Akebono') ', ' owgonlyuusei (Gold Star) ' (narrow system, scientific name:C. variegatum 'Gold Star') kinsenkou ' (spiral series, C. variegatum 'Kinsenkou') Such as the garden variety has been bred.
As a tropical ornamental plants, in temperate areas, gardens and hedges used to.
Generic name: Croton,
scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum,
aka: garden croton ,variegated croton, pictum ,
origin, Malaysia peninsula, Pacific Islands, living evergreen shrubs, height: 30-100 cm, leaf color: red, yellow, black, green and variegated, ornamental period: anniversary, Monoecious, Unisexual flowers, flowers, flowers form: Cup type, Flowering period: June-August, flower color: white / pale yellow