Breynia disticha

COMMON NAME

Snow bush, Hawaiian Snowbush

TYPE

Shrub

FAMILY

Phyllanthaceae

NOTES

A tropical shrub that typically grows 2-4’ tall. It is grown for its attractive red zigzag stems and variegated foliage. Elliptic to ovate green leaves (to 1” long) are liberally mottled with white. Cultivars of this species feature leaves mottled with pink, red and purple.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

New Caledonia and Vanuatu

NATIVE HABITAT

Not known

WEB SOURCES

missouribotanicalgarden.org

plants.ces.ncsu.edu

wikipedia.org



Breynia disticha nana