Botanical name of Elephant bush is Portulacaria afra. Variegated Elephant Bush small-leaved succulent plant found in South Africa. Variegated Elephant Bush commonly has a reddish stem and green and white foliage. Elephant Bush commonly has a reddish stem and green leaves. The vibrant green leaves are symbolic of growth and renewal. Jade plants have long been thought to bring good fortune to their owners.The variegated jade plant is an extremely popular succulent houseplant with fleshy, Sometimes called the money plant or dollar plant, these plants were once thought to bring good luck to their owners so were often given as housewarming gifts.