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EUPHORBIA characias

Commonly known as Spurge, Wolf's milk

Flowers green with chocolate centres
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Evergreen - linear to oval, grey-green to 13cm (5in) long.
  • Brown or black - brown centres
  • Green
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright shrub with biennial shoots and clumps of erect, densely-woolly, purple-tinged stems. Flowers in spherical, terminal cymes 10-30cm (4-12in) long.
  • 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 - Good to know - - cut out flowered shoots if seed is not required. Wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - Portugal, western Mediterranean.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

Buy Varieties of EUPHORBIA characias

EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'

EUPHORBIA characias 'Black Pearl'  >


Commonly known as: Spurge, Wolf's milk.
Flowers are greenish-yellow with a distinctive black eye
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Available again from August 2020 -

EUPHORBIA characias 'Silver Swan'

EUPHORBIA characias 'Silver Swan'  >


Commonly known as: Spurge, Wolf's milk.
Dazzling silver variegated foliage and silver variegated flower heads
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

EUPHORBIA characias 'Tasmanian Tiger'  AWARD

EUPHORBIA characias 'Tasmanian Tiger'  >


Commonly known as: Spurge, Wolf's milk.
A variegated form with a neat shape and one of the most attractive leaf-flower combinations
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

EUPHORBIA characias wulfeni

EUPHORBIA characias wulfeni  >


Commonly known as: Spurge, Wolf's milk.
Extra large flowers, lime-green
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Available again from August 2020 -

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