If you like
brightly coloured foliage and are prepared to give some care then
consider Codeaeum. The colouration of the leaves changes and intensifies
as they mature producing a varied palette of usually bright colour
on the same plant (which gives rise to the common name of Josephs
A bright position.
Keep well watered in summer and infrequently in winter. Try to
keep humidity up with misting and use a pebble tray if possible.
A liquid feed every 3 weeks or so.
To get the best from these stunning plants a fairly constant temperature,
high humidity and good light are required.