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EUPHORBIA amygdaloides var robbiae

Commonly known as Wolf's milk, Wood spurge

Lime-green-yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves broader than E. amygdaloides, leathery and glossy.
  • Green
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
    Spreads widely by rhizomes. Can become invasive. Flowers in terminal cymes to 18cm (7in) tall.
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Will tolerate full sun if soil is permanently moist
  • Partial shade
    Or light dappled shade

EUPHORBIA amygdaloides var robbiae

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. E. robbiae (Mrs. Robb's bonnet). Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, grey mould.
    Place of origin
    Northwestern Turkey.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich.
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Skin & eye irritant
    Harmful if eaten (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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