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Euphorbia polychroma

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  • Euphorbia polychroma | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Euphorbia polychroma | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Features

  • BloomsApril to July
  • Height0.35m to 0.5m
  • Spread0.3m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourChrome-yellow
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Euphorbia polychroma. This is a fully to frost-hardy clump-forming, herbaceous perennial it is grown for its heads of bright chrome-yellow flowers which are produced from spring to summer. It has soft hairy bright green leaves and a rounded bushy habit, it will reach a height and spread of about 45cm.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub or Tree

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, ground cover

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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