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EvergreenNarrow, lance-shaped leaves to 7cm (3in) long
Dwarf shrubTypically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.Upright, clump-forming subshrub. Produces flowers in terminal clusters 10-12cm (4-5in) across.
Hardy - average winterHardy 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)
Caution, toxic if eaten, may cause skin allergy or irritantThese plants are toxic if eaten and may also cause a skin allergy, rash, irritation to eyes and skin.
EUPHORBIA x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowFound as a sport on a self-sown seedling. Wildlife plant - insectsPests & DiseasesAphids, grey mould(Botrytis)Place of originGarden origin. Australia.2005. D. Glenn, Victoria.
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
Leaf Colour (if not green)Gold variegated
Pruning groupPruning group 4Suitable 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
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soil
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant
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