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Croton Mammy, Codiaeum variegatum 'Mammy'

Crotons are not just an indoor plant here, though they should be protected from freeze.  Mammy is one of many popular varieties of crotons.  This is one of my favorite arrangements with the mammy appearing as flames over the podocarpus and juniper.

The bright red crotons definitely attract the eye under these pygmy date palms.
"Tiering" plants is when gardeners prune plants to varying heights giving a multi-level effect.

Alex Driscoll
Certified Arborist #1249A
Plant Guide / Colorful Foliage / Croton Mammy