Plant Catalog - PORTULACARIA AF VARIEGATA
PORTULACARIA AF VARIEGATA
Portulacaria afra 'Variegata'
Rainbow Bush, Variegated Elephant's Food
A sprawling succulent shrub with variegated, eye-catching colors. Small, minty-green and creamy-white leaves stand out on thick, dark red stems. Requires excellent drainage. Hardy to 25 - 30 degrees F. Does well indoors. Stays small in containers, excellent for bonsai. Occasional summer flowers. Native to South Africa.
USDA zones: 9 - 11
Sunset zones: 8, 9, 12 - 24; H1, H2
Mature size: 8 - 12 feet high and 4 - 6 feet wide
Light needs: full sun, partial shade
Water needs: low water