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Euphorbia marginata

Mountain snow

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  • Euphorbia marginata | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Euphorbia marginata | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.4m to 1m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite-green, yellow
  • Leaf ColourBright green variegated

Description

Euphorbia marginata (Mountain snow). This annual is a bushy clump, the leaves are ovate to obovate and bright green. The flowers are produced in terminal umbels of white-green, yellow blooms in the summer.

Characteristics

Annual, Deciduous or Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

N.America

Interest and use

Whole plant is poisonous if eaten.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium, Sandy, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained light soil with a position in full sun. Watch out this species is poisonous and allergenic.

Propagation

Annual self-seeding/sow direct

Pests, diseases or disorders

Watch out for grey mould, aphids and mealbugs.

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