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Euphorbia griffithii

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60cm × 20cm

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Common names

Griffith's spurge, Fire glow euphorbia

Description

Euphorbia griffithii (Griffith's spurge). This is a shrubby perennial, it will grow to a height of 75cm, it will produce small yellow flowers which are surrounded by brilliant orange bracts in the summer. The lanceolate green leaves have prominent pinkish midribs and will turn red and yellow in the autumn.

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous and allergenic.

Interest and use

Borders Spring/Summer interest.

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Euphorbia griffithii | Witton Park, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Witton Park, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14
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