Eruption is a medium tall variety and is suited as hedges in shady areas. They possessed appealing colouration. It has attractive small serrated pointy or toothed green coloured leaves with showy variegation of brown striations and tinges of lemon yellow with purple underneath. The stem is purple in colour. It has an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of fi ner or coarser plants for an effective composition. It does best in partial shade to full shade.
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- Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Ela, Old Goa, Goa