Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

Jatropha podagrica

 
Jatropha podagrica
Just planted

Common name Buddha belly plant
Family euphorbiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z10-11)
Flowers red
Size 18-36"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil, drought-tolerant

Exotic-looking plant native to central America. Large leaves and coral-like red flowers sprout from a swollen stem. We planted it out in our garden, even though its hardiness is questionable here.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: rock garden zone

About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Jatropha podagrica


I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments

home garden plants wildlife seed plant sale topics guestbook journal plantlinks

Last modified: May 08, 2022
Contact me