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Euphorbia mellifera

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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The Honey Spurge. A shrub with stout stems and dark green leaves held high on the stems. Honey-scented flowers in Spring, small and yellow with warty pea like seed pods. Evergreen and hardy. Height 2.5m.

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Euphorbia mellifera

Common names



Euphorbia mellifera (Spurge). This species is a bushy evergreen shrub, the leaves are oblong-lance-shaped and medium green. The flowers are produced in terminal cymes of orange blooms from late spring.


Grow in light, well-drained soil with a position in full sun.

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers which are great in borders. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Euphorbia mellifera | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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