Common Name: Cafe Con Leche, Caricature Plant
Scientific Name: Graptophyllum pictum
Plant Family: Acanthaceae
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Water Demand: Moderate-High
The Caricature Plant is a tropical evergreen shrub that will grow to 6-9’ tall. It is primarily grown for its variegated foliage which is deep green, splashes of varying shades of purple and blotched with cream along the midveins. Terminal clusters of red to purple-red tubular flowers with protruding stamens bloom in year round.