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Euphorbia characias var. characias

For sale by Caroline Pollard

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

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2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Euphorbia characias var. characias

Common names



Euphorbia characias var. characias (Spurge). Bears clusters of narrow, greyish-green leaves. In spring and early summer, dense spikes of pale yellow-green flowers with dark purple centres are borne.


They are hardy and evergreen. Watch out; they are poisonous and allergenic.

Interest and use

Border, hedging, edging, Foliage, ornamental

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Euphorbia characias var. characias | Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilChalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterDry

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