|Sun Requirements:||Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
|Water Preferences:||Dry Mesic
|Soil pH Preferences:||Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
|Plant Height:||6 to 12 inches|
|Plant Spread:||6 to 12 inches|
Unusual foliage color
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.
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Flower Time:||Late winter or early spring
|Dynamic Accumulator:||B (Boron)
Tolerates dry shade
|Toxicity:||Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
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: Seeds:||Other info: Is considered to be an invasive plant in certain jurisdictions. Vigorous self-seeder.
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
|Containers:||Needs excellent drainage in pots
|Miscellaneous:||Tolerates poor soil
|Awards and Recognitions:||RHS AGM
|Posted by DaylilySLP (Dearborn Hts, MI - Zone 6b) on Apr 30, 2019 5:22 PM
Had this plant, it was Beautiful. I was aware the sap could cause irritation.
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|Posted by growitall (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) on Dec 2, 2012 1:57 PM
Seeds are ejected explosively and so can come up some distance from parent plant. Hardy in Calgary, AB (zone 3); depending on position, may be root hardy to completely hardy and evergreen; wintered-over stems die back after flowering and are replaced by new growth.
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