EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'

Commonly known as Spurge, Wolf's milk

Flowers are greenish-yellow with a distinctive black eye
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Glaucous, grey-green leaves to 13cm (5in) long
  • Brown or black
  • Green
    Green with a black eye
  • Height
    75cm (30in)
  • Spread
    75cm (30in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact habit.
  • 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)
    Borderline
  • Full sun

EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, grey mould.
    Place of origin
    Portugal, western Mediterranean.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
    Borderline
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Toxic - Category B - CAUTION
    Skin & eye irritant
    Harmful if eaten (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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75cm (30in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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