Euphorbia (Euphorbia griffithii) in the Euphorbias Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
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: Orange
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Cut Flower
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
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: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Plant identification please by Possiblyweeds May 15, 2018 5:33 PM 5
Plant or weed? by EPM May 16, 2017 11:03 AM 10

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