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EUPHORBIA characias 'Silver Swan'
Spurge, Wolf's milk
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- Good to know - cultivar of subsp. characias.
- Pests & Diseases - aphids, grey mould.
- Place of Origin - garden origin. UK. Sport found by Dr. D. Willis, Yorkshire.
- Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
- Height and Spread - 1m (36in)
- Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial with strong, upright stems.
- Full Sun
- medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
- Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritant - These plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
Dazzling silver variegated foliage and silver variegated flower heads
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