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EUPHORBIA griffithii 'Fireglow'
Commonly known as Spurge, Wolf's milk
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Height - 75cm (30in)
Spread - 1m (39in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rhizomatous, vigorous perennial with erect stems, reddish-green when young. Lance-shaped, dark-green leaves 9-15cm (3.5-6in) long which turn red and yellow in autumn. Can become invasive.
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 - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, grey mould.
Place of origin - Bhutan, Tibet, southwestern China (Yunnan)
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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