Dieffenbachia Cougar (Leopard Lily)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Dieffenbachia Cougar.
Mature Height 3 to 6 feet
Mature Width 1.5 to 2 feet
Spacing Ideal spacing is about 2 feet (60 cm) when planting multiple plants.
Sunlight Thrives in bright, indirect light but can tolerate partial shade.
Temperature Tolerance Prefers temperatures between 65-75°F (18-24°C).
Watering Needs Moderate, keep soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.
Growth Rate Moderate
Difficulty Level Easy to care for, suitable for beginners.
Grows Well Indoors Excellent for indoor growth, thrives in moderate indoor conditions.
Flowering Time Typically does not flower indoors.
Origin Native to tropical regions of Central and South America.

Dieffenbachia Cougar: A Striking Addition to Your Indoor Space

Dieffenbachia Cougar, commonly known as Leopard Lily, is a captivating tropical plant that can enhance the aesthetics of your indoor spaces. Characterized by its distinctive spotted leaves, this Dieffenbachia variety is an excellent choice for those looking to bring a touch of nature into their homes. Here's everything you need to know about growing and caring for Dieffenbachia Cougar.

How to Grow

Dieffenbachia Cougar thrives in indoor environments with moderate temperatures and prefers well-draining soil. It typically reaches a height of 3 to 6 feet. This plant is well-suited for containers and can be placed in locations with bright, indirect light. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between watering, and fertilize the plant during the growing season to support its lush foliage.

Care Tips

Ensuring the health of your Dieffenbachia Cougar involves regular pruning to remove any yellow or damaged leaves. This practice encourages new growth and maintains the plant's appearance. Keep the plant away from drafts and cold temperatures, as it prefers a warm and humid environment. Additionally, watch out for pests, particularly spider mites, and treat them promptly to prevent any infestations.


Dieffenbachia Cougar is an ideal choice for indoor spaces, including homes and offices, thanks to its attractive foliage. Its unique spotted pattern adds a decorative touch to any room. The plant is well-suited for containers and can be placed on tabletops or as a floor plant. The Dieffenbachia genus is known for its air-purifying qualities, contributing to a healthier indoor environment.

Planting Tips

When planting Dieffenbachia Cougar in a container, choose a well-draining potting mix. Ensure the container has drainage holes to prevent overwatering. Place the plant in an area with bright, indirect light, and avoid direct sunlight, which can scorch the leaves. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry, and provide additional humidity if the indoor environment is dry.


Maintaining the vibrant appearance of Dieffenbachia Cougar involves regular pruning to remove any undesirable leaves. Fertilize the plant every 4-6 weeks during the growing season, following a balanced liquid fertilizer. Protect the plant from drafts and cold temperatures, as it thrives in warm and humid conditions. Vigilance against pests is crucial, and prompt action will help keep your Dieffenbachia Cougar healthy and thriving.



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