Euphorbia (Euphorbia griffithii 'Fireglow') in the Euphorbias Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 30 inches
Plant Spread: 36 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Other: In the genus Euphorbia, the flowers are reduced in size and aggregated into a cluster of flowers called a cyathium (plural cyathia). This feature is present in every species of the genus Euphorbia but nowhere else in the plant kingdom.
Flower Color: Other: Orange-red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Other: Blooms intensify in color over a two month period.
Uses: Provides winter interest
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: All parts of the plant are toxic, the sap can cause skin irritation.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Basal cuttings
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Autumn leaves

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Location: At a public gardenDate: 2010-06-11
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Date: 2010-06-11
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Location: Butchart Gardens, B.C. CanadaDate: 2010-06-11
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2008-05-11
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Date: 2012-04-21
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2012-12-09 Fall colour.
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: in my gardenDate: 2017-05-29
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2012-05-25
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.Date: 2010-06-23
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Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
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Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UKDate: 2018-10-07
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant identification please by Possiblyweeds May 15, 2018 5:33 PM 5
Plant or weed? by EPM May 16, 2017 11:03 AM 10

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