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EvergreenLinear to oval grey-green leaves to 13cm (5in) long.
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightUpright shrub with biennial shoots and clumps of erect, densely-woolly, purple-tinged stems.
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)Borderline
EUPHORBIA characias wulfeni
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesAphids, grey mould.Place of originSoutheastern Europe.
Pruning groupPruning group 4Suitable 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
Scented PlantsScented foliage
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Toxic - Category B - CAUTIONSkin & eye irritantHarmful if eaten (People & Pets)
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant