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EUPHORBIA characias wulfeni

Commonly known as Spurge, Wolf's milk



Extra large flowers, lime-green
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - linear to oval grey-green leaves to 13cm (5in) long.
  • Green - lime green
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright shrub with biennial shoots and clumps of erect, densely-woolly, purple-tinged stems.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • 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 - Pests & Diseases - aphids, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - southeastern Europe.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Euphorbia - Care Guide
1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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