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EUPHORBIA amygdaloides purpurea

Commonly known as Wolf's milk, Wood spurge

(rubra) - reddish bronze foliage, upright growing
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individually £9.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2019
plant size comparison icon 1.5 to 2 Litre
  • Evergreen - bushy, softly hairy perennial. Reddish-green stems. Spoon-shaped, matt, dark-green leaves 2.5-8cm (1-3in) long, red beneath, becoming darker in winter.
  • Yellow - acid-yellow.
  • Height - 75-80cm (30-32in)
  • Spread - 30cm (12in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - produces flowers in terminal cymes 20cm (8in) tall.
  • 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)
  • Partial shade - or light dappled shade.
  • 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.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant - insects. Remove stems after flowering to promote new basal growth
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - Europe, Turkey, Caucasus.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Purple
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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75-80cm (30-32in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  30cm (12in)
 

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