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Euphorbia cyparissias ‘Fens Ruby’

Cypress spurge

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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.15m to 10m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourYellow green
  • Leaf ColourBlue green

Description

Euphorbia cyparissias ‘Fens Ruby’ (Cypress spurge). This perennial species is a spreading clump, the leaves are linear and medium green they will turn yellow in the autumn. The flowers are produced in cymes of yellow-green blooms.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Borders, banks, ground cover, walls, rock garden

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

You can grow in light well-drained soil with full sun.

Propagation

Sow the annual seeds in the spring, the hardy perennial as soon as the seeds are ripe, you can divide the perennials in the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for grey mould, aphids and mealbugs.

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