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Codiaeum variegatum Edwin T. Meredith

Bush type croton that does not get leggy. Named after E.T.Meredith, the founder of the magazine that later became Better Homes and Gardens.

Type B, 1-1/2" x 12", - Long narrow leaves, veins and midrib outlined brilliant yellow and leaf more or less splashed yellow. An improvement on Weismannii, the leaves being longer and plant, a more vigorous grower.

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.10, p.16.

Long narrow leaves, brilliantly colored mustard yellow with red petioles.

REF: Reasoner's Tropical Nurseries inc, croton listing. Group 1, Common Varieties, p.2.