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Dieffenbachia 'Camilla'

Family Name: Araceae
Full Shade Semi-Shade Moderate Water Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Foliage


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)

Classifications and Characteristics

Maximum Height 0.6 m to 1.5 m
Maximum Plant Spread / Crown Width 0.9 m to 1.5 m

Description and Ethnobotany

Foliage Broad, oval leaves are cream-coloured with dark green margins.
Others - Plant Morphology This cultivar is one of the most popular Dieffenbachia cultivars and often used as an indoor houseplant.
Cultivation It grows best in well-drained soil under bright light, but protected from direct sun. Water thoroughly and allow the soil to dry before re-watering.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage
Landscape Uses Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant
Usage Hazard - Cons Toxic Upon Ingestion, Irritant - Sap

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade, Full Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green, Yellow / Golden
Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Green Plot Ratio 3.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Monocot)

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Master ID 641
Species ID 1936
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.