Codiaeum variegatum Nobilis
REF: Brown, B. Frank 1995 Crotons of the World p.63.
Type I, 2" x 6". Ground color is deep green turning to blackish red as leaf matures. Center rib and veins bright carmine margined orange. Leaf dotted and splashed orange.
REF: Paper prepared by Wm. A. Geiger in collaboration with Mr. Christian of the Christian Nursery, Mr. Van der Lean and Mr. George L. Peacock. p.13.
Small, lanceolate leaf, green and yellow, turning dark red with age.
REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group 1, Common Varieties, p.2.
A beautiful variety with long lanceolate weeping leaves, found in the South Sea Islands.
REF: Veitchs' Catlg. of Pl. 1877, p. 22, Fl. and Pom. 1878, p. 133, fig.