Flower Database

garden croton

Basic information
Flower Name
garden croton
Formal Name
Codiaeum variegatum
Alias
Croton, pictum, garden croton
Habitat
Malaysia peninsula and the Pacific Islands
Morph
Tropical Evergreen shrub
Comment
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
Detailed information
Order
Malpighiales
Family
Euphorbiaceae
Genus
Codiaeum
Species
C. variegatum
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Panicle
Petal shape
Cupulate
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Color
Cream, White
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
30  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
0.3  ~ 0.5