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Probably the best of the Euphorbias. Luscious, stout-stemmed leaves and lovely honey-scented flowers from April to June. This excellent plant is a cross between E.mellifera and E.stygiana. It matures into a medium sized, scented shrub, not unlike a classy Rhododendron.
Height and spread 1.5m. Best in full sun and well drained soil.
Euphorbia × pasteuri (Devil's honey). A medium-sized rounded shrub with narrow, lance-shaped dark green leaves with a central vein. The flowers, which appear in mid-late Spring, are honey scented with yellow-brown bracts. These are followed by small wart-like seed pods.
This fine plant is a cross between E. mellifera and E. stygiana.
They are fully hardy to frost tender, min 5-15C, and will grow well in sun or partial shade with moist but well drained soil.
Grown for its flowers which are great in borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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