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Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae

Spurge

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.4m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.4m to 0.6m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourYellow-green
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Spurge). Has rosettes of dark green leaves and spikes of yellow-green flowers in early spring.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Borders, under shrubs,

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

Watch out it is poisonous and allergenic.

Propagation

You can propagate by basal cuttings in the spring or summer, by division in spring or early autumn or by seeds in the autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Milky sap may irritate skin. Grey mould and mealy bugs may be problematic.

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