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As a comment about Spurge (Euphorbia Red Velvet), valleylynn wrote:

I have removed this euphorbia from my garden. It reseeds everywhere. Sad, it is beautiful.
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Jun 1, 2018 4:52 PM CST
Hi Lynn,
FYI
This is the entry for Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) rather than the Euphorbia amygdaloides hybrid that you have pictured. I just proposed that the Euphorbia amygdaloides hybrid 'Red Velvet' be added to the database so that you can get everything moved over to that entry. Green Grin!
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 1, 2018 5:22 PM CST
Thank you so much Danita.
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Danita
Jun 1, 2018 5:46 PM CST
A newborn database entry for you. Hilarious!
Thanks, zuzu! Big Grin
Spurge (Euphorbia Red Velvet)
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 1, 2018 7:30 PM CST
Thank you Danita and Zuzu. Thumbs up
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 1, 2018 7:32 PM CST
Done. Big Grin
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Jun 3, 2018 5:56 PM CST
Hmmm, I guess this comment needs to be moved, too.

@zuzu
Is there a way to move this comment to the proper entry or does it just need to be re-posted over there and then deleted here?

Thanks! Green Grin!
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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zuzu
Jun 3, 2018 6:07 PM CST

Plants Admin

It has been moved. Green Grin!
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 3, 2018 10:23 PM CST
Thank you so much to both of you. I forgot about the comment.
Sure wish it did not seed itself all over the place. It has such a lovely texture and coloring of the leaves.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Sep 15, 2018 9:45 AM CST
A question about this plant, could I still grow it and remove the blooms before they go to seed? And not have it coming up everywhere? I don't know why I didn't think of that before.
Name: Deb
Planet Earth (Zone 8b)
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Bonehead
Sep 15, 2018 10:09 AM CST
Lynn, I have a similar problem with E. fens ruby. Very pretty plant, but reseeds and suckers everywhere. If red velvet is anything like fens ruby, just cutting it before going to seed would NOT prevent it from multiplying. I have found fens ruby to be OK in some spots, but it has absolutely taken over a dry rockery area, over powering the other plants. Some days I consider just letting it do so, other times I pull it all out (knowing that is just a delay tactic). In its favor, it is rather a 4 season perennial -- bright new growth, jolly yellow flowers, red fall color, and kind of cobwebby seed heads. Some battles are just not worth it to me...
I want to live in a world where the chicken can cross the road without its motives being questioned.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Sep 15, 2018 12:54 PM CST
I understand what you are saying. I looked that one up, it is nice.
How can it spread if the blooms are removed before going to seed? I grow mine in a cinderblock bed, in the holes of the blocks.
Name: Deb
Planet Earth (Zone 8b)
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Bonehead
Sep 15, 2018 2:17 PM CST
Mine sends up lots (and lots) of little rootlets that seem to travel quite a bit. In addition to reseeding themselves. It has become quite a pest in my rockery, I think it likes the sunny slope.
I want to live in a world where the chicken can cross the road without its motives being questioned.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Sep 15, 2018 5:25 PM CST
What a bummer. So far everything I put in the cement block holes has not excaped, not even the different campanulas.

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