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  • Date Photo Taken

    04 / 18 / 2019

  • Season Photo Was Taken


  • Region Photo Was Taken


  • City

    Lake Placid

  • State


  • Posted by

    Karen DeForest


Bought at Mt. Dora FL Flea Market. Grew to large for pot so put in ground. Variegated leaves but purple underneath leaves. Bush type in appearance. Easy plant to grow. In-descriptive tiny flowers possible at top but not decorative. It’s the leaves that are showy. Woody type multiple stocks. Heat tolerant. Semi-sunny location.


  • Karen DeForest Registered says:

    Yes! Thank you Laura735, I checked the web link out and I believe you’re right in that I have a Chinese croton Firestorm. It’s a beautiful plant.

    April 21st, 2019 at 5:48pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Maybe something in the Excoecaria genus, possible a cultivar of the Chinese croton (Excoecaria cochinchinensis). Check it out and see if you have a match. Click on image from the included link to enlarge. Best wishes!

    April 21st, 2019 at 4:06am

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