Botanical name: Dieffenbachia
Common name: Dumb Cane
Plant type: Herbaceous Perennial
Mature size: 3-8 feet tall
Sun exposure: Part shade-full shade
Soil type: Peaty, well-draining potting soil
Dieffenbachia has beautiful ovate leaves that come in a variety colors, including cream, green, and white. A large, fully grown dieffenbachia, that lives outside, can reach 10 feet, with leaves 20 inches long.