Euphorbia Excalibur in the Euphorbias Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Excalibur
Cultivar name: 'Froeup'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
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: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Other: Milky sap can be a skin and eye irritant and is toxic if ingested.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: TwispDate: May
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2012-06-24
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2016-06-24
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2015-05-24Young plant just getting established
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Posted by springcolor (Washington State - Zone 7a) on Mar 4, 2013 5:30 PM

Froeup AKA Excalibur has not been evergreen in my zone 7 garden. Love the new growth this time of year

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Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Oct 12, 2013 11:32 AM

New growth emerges red. Leaves mature to a dark green with a creamy center stripe. Striking tall plant that does not need staking, although it may droop in heavy rain.

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So pretty! by plantladylin Jan 2, 2019 2:41 PM 2

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