Are colorful, easy to grow plants that are indoor hardy and require very little attention. Croton are excellent houseplants that withstand more neglect than almost any other plant. In the landscape Croton grow happily in a pot or when planted directly in the ground. They add a colorful accent to any outdoor space, garden or patio. In cooler zones a containerized Croton can be relocated indoors for the winter months.
Croton Codiaeum Sloppy Painter (Eleanor Roosevelt) 10/12
This variety is odd because the yellow dots on the foliage are not clearly defined, actually blurry. A better name should have been (hocus pocus this plants out of focus). Potted in front of a sunny window or added to the landscape Crotons are a great way to quickly create a tropical space.