EUPHORBIA polychroma

Commonly known as Cushion spurge, Wolf's milk


EUPHORBIA polychroma

 
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  • Deciduous
  • Yellow
    Acid yellow
  • Height
    40cm (16in)
  • Spread
    60cm (24in)
  • Herbaceous Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Clump forming perennial. Robust, softly-hairy stems. Oval to elliptic, dark-green leaves 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) long, sometimes purple-tinged. Long-lasting flowers in terminal cymes 4-8cm (1½-3in) across.
  • 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
  • Partial 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
    Good to know - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, grey mould.
  • Place of origin
    central and southern Europe, Turkey.
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • 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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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40cm (16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  60cm (24in)
 

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