EUPHORBIA

Commonly known as Spurge, Wolf's milk

Very varied genus of about 2000 species of annuals, biennials, evergreen, semi-evergreen or herbaceous perennials, deciduous or evergreen subshrubs, shrubs and trees and succulents.

Many uses including for mixed borders, woodland gardens and rockeries though notice should be taken of the milky sap which can irritate the skin and no part should be eaten.

Many are attractive to insects.

There are 10 UK native spurges, most of which are common.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub

Buy Varieties of EUPHORBIA

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EUPHORBIA amygdaloides purpurea

EUPHORBIA amygdaloides purpurea

Wolf's milk, Wood spurge

(rubra) - reddish bronze foliage, upright growing

 
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EUPHORBIA amygdaloides var robbiae

EUPHORBIA amygdaloides var robbiae

Wolf's milk, Wood spurge

lime-green-yellow flowers

 
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EUPHORBIA amygdaloides 'Ruby Glow'

EUPHORBIA amygdaloides 'Ruby Glow'

Wolf's milk, Wood spurge

new leaves bright red, darkening with age to purple-black, on maroon stems

 
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Available again from summer 2024 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
EUPHORBIA 'Blackbird'

EUPHORBIA 'Blackbird'

Spurge, Wolf's milk

deep red stems, blue-green leaves and dome-shaped yellow flowers

 
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EUPHORBIA characias

EUPHORBIA characias

Spurge, Wolf's milk

flowers green with chocolate centres

 
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EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'

EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'

Spurge, Wolf's milk

flowers are greenish-yellow with a distinctive black eye

 
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EUPHORBIA characias 'Silver Swan'

EUPHORBIA characias 'Silver Swan'

Spurge, Wolf's milk

dazzling silver variegated foliage and silver variegated flower heads

 
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EUPHORBIA characias 'Tasmanian Tiger'

EUPHORBIA characias 'Tasmanian Tiger'

Spurge, Wolf's milk

a variegated form with a neat shape and one of the most attractive leaf-flower combinations

 
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EUPHORBIA characias wulfeni

EUPHORBIA characias wulfeni

Spurge, Wolf's milk

extra large flowers, lime-green

 
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EUPHORBIA cyparissias 'Fens Ruby'

EUPHORBIA cyparissias 'Fens Ruby'

Cypress spurge, Wolf's milk

spreading form with feathery bluish leaves and yellow-green flowers

 
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EUPHORBIA cyparissias 'Orange Man'

EUPHORBIA cyparissias 'Orange Man'

Spurge, Wolf's milk

feathery blue-green foliage, tinted orange in autumn. Yellow flowers in spring, ageing to orange/red

 
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Available Early Spring 2025 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
EUPHORBIA 'Diamond Frost'

EUPHORBIA 'Diamond Frost'

Spurge, Wolf's milk

clouds of airy white flowers throughout spring and summer but not hardy

 
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EUPHORBIA epithymoides 'Bonfire'

EUPHORBIA epithymoides 'Bonfire'

Spurge, Spurge, Wolf's milk

green leaves flushed red/purple, becoming dark red in autumn. Yellow flowers

 
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EUPHORBIA griffithii 'Fireglow'

EUPHORBIA griffithii 'Fireglow'

Spurge, Wolf's milk

orange-red

 
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EUPHORBIA x martinii

EUPHORBIA x martinii

Spurge, Wolf's milk

shrubby spurge with acid yellow flowers and good autumn colour

 
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