Spurge (Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii 'Tasmanian Tiger') in the Euphorbias Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet tall
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Other: Each leaf is edged perfectly in cream, and upper bracts take on a creamy bow-tie display in early spring.
Flowers: 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: Creamy yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All members of the genus Euphorbia produce a milky sap called latex that is toxic and can range from a mild irritant to very poisonous.
Propagation: Other methods: Other
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP15,715
Parentage: Lambrook Gold x Euphorbia characias
Child plants: one child plant


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HamiltonSquare On July 20, 2014 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
Looking shabby. Dry winter and less summer watering due to severe drought. Will replace in fall.
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