Dumbcane,Dumb Cane,Dieffenbachia,Gold Dieffenbachia,Spotted Dumbcane,Variable Dieffenbachia
The herbaceous perennial grows 3 feet (0.91 m) to 10 feet (3.0 m) in height and 2 feet (0.61 m) to 3 feet (0.91 m) in width. The plant's leaves are large and green, and often with variegated white patterns. Like other Dieffenbachias, the sap is toxic. It has showy white flowers.
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Herb/Forb, Houseplant, Perennial, Poisonous, Erect to decumbent herb with fleshy green stem to 1 m. tall bearing annular scars.
A spadix and spathe; spathe green, convolute, boat-shaped, shorter than tube; peduncle long., Flowers unisexual, lacking tepals. Pistillate flowers each with whorl of 4–5 clavate white staminodes.
How to Grow
Partial Shade to Full Shade, Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day), Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)