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Image of Clethra barbinervis photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Japanese Clethra, Japanese Sweetshrub)

Underutilized as a remarkably beautiful shrub, Japanese clethra has glossy foliage, a beautiful late summer white flower display and colorful exfoliating bark. An upright large shrub to small tree, this deciduous plant is native to Japan and eastern China.

Its dark green, glossy leaves are long ovals. In mid- to late summer, the branch tips bear a little cluster or finger-like flower clusters that droop (raceme panicles). Slightly fragrant, they attract bees and butterflies. In autumn the foliage...

Image of Clethra tomentosa photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Downy Clethra, Wooley White Alder)

With lightly fuzzy leaves, upright habit, and fuzzy spikes of fragrant flowers later than other pepperbushes (Clethra spp.), wooley white alder is a small suckering deciduous shrub. It hails from the moist or swampy woods in the southeastern United States from North Carolina to Florida and Alabama. Appearing around the autumnal equinox, the spice-scented white flowers attract butterflies and bees. Peppercorn-like seedheads follow the flowers, providing winter interest. The leaves turn butter-yellow...

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James Burghardt

(Cottondale Clethra, Downy Clethra, Wooley White Alder)

With lightly fuzzy leaves, upright habit, and fuzzy spikes of fragrant flowers later than other pepperbushes (Clethra spp.), wooley white alder is a small suckering deciduous shrub. It hails from the moist or swampy woods in the southeastern United States from North Carolina to Florida and Alabama. Appearing around the autumnal equinox, the spice-scented white flowers attract butterflies and bees. Peppercorn-like seedheads follow the flowers, providing winter interest. The leaves turn butter-yellow...

Image of Codiaeum variegatum photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Croton)

Codiaeum variegatum, more commonly known as croton, is an evergreen native to Malaysia and islands in the western Pacific. The flowers are insignificant but the foliage comes in a wide variety of brightly splashed or spotted, smooth, ruffled or twisted shapes. Mature crotons are "V" shaped.

Crotons grow best in well-drained soil and in full sun to partial shade; in hot sunny climates they look best if shaded from the hottest sun of the day. Too much sun will bleach the color out of the leaves...

(Croton, Garden Croton)

Codiaeum variegatum, more commonly known as croton, is an evergreen native to Malaysia and islands in the western Pacific. The flowers are insignificant but the foliage comes in a wide variety of brightly splashed or spotted, smooth, ruffled or twisted shapes. Croton 'AFD 7' is an oak-leaf variety, older leaves are red over green with yellow veins and new leaves are green with yellow veins. Mature crotons are "V" shaped.

Crotons grow best in well-drained soil and in full sun to partial...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Croton)

Colorful crotons in the landscape are a sure sign of warm climates. Codiaeum variegatum is an evergreen shrub native to Malaysia and islands of the western Pacific. Banana is a small, spreading variety. The star-shaped flowers are produced on long stalks but are insignificant. The brightly-hued foliage is the attraction. Banana’s leaves are linear with bluntly, rounded tips, arranged spirally around the stems. The new leaves emerge light green with streaks of yellow and mature to dark green...

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Holly Chichester

(Batik Croton, Croton)

Colorful crotons in the landscape are a sure sign of warm climates. Codiaeum variegatum is an evergreen shrub native to Malaysia and islands of the western Pacific. Batik is a dark-leafed, small, spreading variety. The star-shaped flowers are produced on long stalks but are insignificant. The brightly-hued foliage is the attraction. Batik’s leaves are linear with bluntly, rounded tips, arranged spirally around the stems. The new leaves emerge light green with streaks of yellow and mature...

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James H. Schutte

(Croton, Curly Boy Croton, Garden Croton)

Codiaeum variegatum, more commonly known as croton, is an evergreen native to Malaysia and islands in the western Pacific. The flowers are insignificant but the foliage comes in a wide variety of brightly splashed or spotted, smooth, ruffled or twisted shapes. Curly Boy has twisting, oblong leaves arranged spirally around the stem. They are dark green with a red to purple overlay, yellow to orange “paint spots” and yellow midribs. Mature crotons are "V" shaped.

Crotons grow best in...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Croton, Dreadlocks Croton)

Codiaeum variegatum, more commonly known as croton, is an evergreen native to Malaysia and islands in the western Pacific. The flowers are insignificant but the foliage comes in a wide variety of brightly splashed or spotted, smooth, ruffled or twisted shapes. Croton ‘Dreadlocks’ has long, linear leaves with pointed tips that are twisted with wavy margins. The color is “paint splotched” yellow over medium green. The new leaves are yellow to orange darkening with age to green with a red overlay...

(Croton)

Colorful crotons in the landscape are a sure sign of warm climates. Codiaeum variegatum is an evergreen shrub native to Malaysia and islands of the western Pacific. Excellent is a variously colored, oak-leafed variety. The star-shaped flowers are produced on long stalks but are insignificant. The brightly-hued foliage is the attraction. Excellent’s leaves are lobed with an elongated central lobe, arranged spirally around the stems. The new leaves emerge light green with yellow veins and...