Jatropha

Name: Jatropha
Plant Type: semi-tropical shrub
Height: 6’-8’
Width: 3’-5’-
Light: Full Sun
Salt: poor salt tolerance
Deer: do not usually eat
Zone: 10-11
Notes: Bright red flowers cover this extremely butterfly friendly plant from spring through to fall! The plant can be trimmed and kept somewhat smaller or allowed to grow into a large shrub or small tree. Can suffer freeze damage but trim back frozen parts in the spring and it usually will recover nicely.