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Euphorbia fulgens

Scarlet plume

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Features

  • BloomsFebruary to May
  • Height1m to 2.5m
  • Spread0.5m to 0.8m
  • Growth HabitUpright arching
  • Flower ColourRed-orange
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Euphorbia fulgens (Scarlet plume). This is an arching evergreen shrub with dark green leaves. The flowers are small and surrounded by crimson bracts, the blooms are held in sprays and appear in late winter and early spring. They will grow to a medium size which will makes garden planning an easy task. The sap of this plant will irritate the skin.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

Mexico

Interest and use

Borders

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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.

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

Greenfly, red spider mites and mealy bugs.

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