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EUPHORBIA myrsinites

Commonly known as Blue spurge, Creeping spurge, Wolf's milk

Fleshy procumbent stems and leaves with terminal clusters of yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Spirally-arranged, rounded, succulent, blue-grey leaves 5-10cm (2-4in) long.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    10cm (4in)
  • Spread
    30cm (12in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Perennial. Semi-prostrate stems. Flowers in terminal umbels 5-8cm (2-3in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

EUPHORBIA myrsinites

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Mealy bug, grey mould.
    Place of origin
    Southern and eastern Europe to Turkey, central Asia.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suits a mixed or herbaceous border
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • 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.

  • 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
    Rabbit Resistant
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10cm (4in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Garden Toad
  30cm (12in)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
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Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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