Codiaeum variegatum is a houseplant in the Euphorbiaceae family. In the wild, this plant grows in India and Southeast Asia. Garden Croton is the only plant of the Codiaeum genus that is popular with flower growers.
Outwardly, the plant resembles an elongated bush. An adult Garden Croton usually grows to 23-29 inches (60-75 centimeters) in indoor conditions. The leaves of the plant are large - 8-12 inches (20-30 centimeters); they have a glossy sheen and bright multi-colored veins.