Jatropha multifida flower.
The flowers are still in bud, but they\\\'re not very interesting open or closed. It\\\'s the leaves that are the main attraction. The leaves also look enough like Mary Jane to give many members of the law enforcement establishment the fantods.
large bush in Fosters Garden Oahu, Hawaii May
Left: A seedling from mother plant. Right: Adult j. multifida whose top was cut after back-budding occurred near base.
stem apex showing new growth, Hawaii
lacy looking dark green foliage with coral flower clusters. Seed form with flower present.
Jatropha multifida just about full grown
Still a baby, no flowers yet.
This has been doing very well in Ormond Beach for several years in a pot (in case of a freeze)
This plant makes such a lovely container specimen! Very easy to grow and manage.
This seed pod is now as big as a walnut. It's been on the plant a few weeks
hummingbirds love this thing!
This grows very well in the Tampa bay area.It loses it's leaves in cold winters,but bounces back very well.
Raw seedpods and flowers
Jatropha multifida beautiful foliage!
outdoor plant, zone 9b, southern California mid summer