Latin Name: Dieffenbachia maculata
Pet Safe: No
Lighting: Bright, Indirect to Low
Parenting Level: Beginner
Native to South America, this herbaceous plant is typically grown for their attractive foliage from various cultivations. Their upright growth can expand to 2-3' tall and can handle all types of lighting condition. The common name derives from the swollen mouths of poor animals and humans who chose to chow down on this plant. Plants are food, just not this one!