It is a succulent plant, also known as "Zigazg Plant" or "Devil's Backbone", due to the particular zigzag shape of the stems. It has a compact structure, its leaves are lanceolate and green with a white variegation at the edges. They can turn pink with cool autumn temperatures. As all of the species, belonging to the Euphorbiaceae family, when a stem breaks down, you will notice a white milky sap, leaking from it. Its red flowers bloom during summer.