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EvergreenLeaves broader than E. amygdaloides, leathery and glossy.
Ground coverThese plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soilSpreads widely by rhizomes. Can become invasive. Flowers in terminal cymes to 18cm (7in) tall.
Hardy - average winterHardy 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)
Full sunWill tolerate full sun if soil is permanently moist
Partial shadeOr light dappled shade
Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritantThese plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
EUPHORBIA amygdaloides var robbiae
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowSyn. E. robbiae (Mrs. Robb's bonnet). Wildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesAphids, grey mould.Place of originNorthwestern Turkey.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilHumus-rich.
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant