Croton: Magnificent Latin Name: Codiaeum variegatum 'Magnificent'
The Basics One of the few crotons to keep its color in shade, ‘Magnificent’ features large, lobed leaves with wavy margins. The juvenile leaves are mottled yellow and green and the older leaves are splashed with purplish red, bright red and orange.
The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full Sun / Partial Shade / Partial Sun Amount of Water: Water regularly; do not overwater Soil Conditions: Well drained Cold Hardiness Zone:
The Care 'Magnificent' croton is an easy, low-maintenance shrub, needing only a sunny exposure and well-drained soil. It is more tolerant of shade than other croton varieties, but nonetheless will look its best with full sun. It will give a more lush display of foliage with regular fertilizing.