General Plant Information (Edit)
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

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Common names
  • Euphorbia
  • Griffith's Spurge

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Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-10-17
Autumn leaves
Location: At a public garden
Date: 2010-06-11
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-05-08
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2008-05-11

Date: 2012-04-21
Location: Pacific Northwest zone 8
Date: May 7, 2011

Date: 2010-06-11
Location: Butchart Gardens, B.C. Canada
Date: 2010-06-11
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2012-05-25

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 2012-12-09 
Fall colour.
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-05-29
Location: Stanton Hall garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2021-05-01
Location: RHS Harlow Carr, Yorkshire, UK
Date: 2018-10-07
Location: Garden
Date: 2015-05-30
Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 2010-06-23

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery

Date: 2012-04-21

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: My garden, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; zone 3.
Date: 2010-06-06
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