Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii 'Aureovariegata') in the Euphorbias Database

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 24-36 inches
Plant Spread: 20-24 inches
Leaves: Variegated
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: Orange
Flower Time: Other: varies
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: all parts of Euphorbias can be toxic
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth


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Date: 2014-08-28
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