- Botanical Name: Codiaeum Variegatum
- Common Name(s): Sunny Star
- Description: Croton plants produce intense colors. There are many croton varieties with an array of many leaf shapes and they make excellent additions to a patio, deck or terrace as planted or as potted specimens. Indoors crotons need lots of light to keep their color. Indoors the croton needs lots of light to keep their color.