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EUPHORBIA palustris

Commonly known as Milkweed, Spurge

Clump forming species with green leaves turning yellow in autumn and long lasting deep yellow flowers
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - elliptic to oblong-lance-shaped leaves 6cm (2½in) long
  • Yellow
  • Height - 90cm (36in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - robust perennial with erect, pale green stems. Leaves turn yellow and orange in autumn. Flowers are produced in terminal cymes to 15cm (6in) across.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°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 (Botrytis)
  • Place of origin - southern Scandinavia to Spain to western Caucasus, western Asia, Russia (western Siberia)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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90cm (36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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