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Commonly known as Spurge, Wolf's milk
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Yellow - yellow green
Height - 75cm (30in)
Spread - 75cm (30in)
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial. Blue-green, linear leaves in whorls. Red tints in late winter. Flowers appear from red buds on upright stems.
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)
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 - Europe, Turkey, Caucasus.
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.
RHS group 5, 6 & 7
Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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