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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
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Available again from summer 2021 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from summer 2021
  • 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 - 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
  • 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 - - mealy bug, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - southern and eastern Europe to Turkey, central Asia.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • 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 -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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10cm (4in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Garden Toad
  30cm (12in)
 

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