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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Euphorbia tithymaloides subsp. smallii 'Variegatus'

Synonym:  Pedilanthus tithymaloides subsp. smallii 'Variegatus'

One of the things with names is that I had found that botanic names don't seemed to stay permanent and often used interchangeably or with synonym. 

This particular one is commonly known as Zigzag plant with some unique features where there are some variegation colors on the foliage.

This one has a dark green coloration at the center and a lighter green at the outer side of the leaves.
The plant somehow gets in this tone when it is planted in shade. At times, they do tend to switch it's appearance with white borders and green center without any tint of red or rose in appearance when receive full direct hot sun.

However, this one is not cultivated for floral display - rather very much for the colored foliage. Do check more detailed information of Care & Cultivation from the Main Page Link below:

The picture below depicts how it would look like when it gets full sun. 
The lighter coloration becomes even more brighter when exposed to bright sun.

Zigzag Different Types and Images

Here is the link where I had put together a list of all of the different types and ID and images that I had come across. A database of all the different types & their characteristics. Please click on the link on the title above for the post.

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