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Botanical name: Euphorbia characias 'Silver Swan'
Other names: Spurge 'Silver Swan', Euphorbia characias 'Wilcott'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Silver Swan' _ 'Silver Swan' forms strong, architectural stems bearing variegated, evergreen foliage.
Euphorbia characias 'Silver Swan' is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow-green, White in Spring; White, Yellow-green in Summer; White, Yellow-green in Autumn
Foliage: Grey-green, Variegated, Cream in All seasons
Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...
Euphorbia characias 'Silver Swan' (Spurge 'Silver Swan') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Rock, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Gravel
Cultivation: Plant in free-draining soil in full sun. If necessary, add grit or sharp sand to the soil to improve drainage. Dislikes winter wet, so a gravel mulch will help avoid rotting.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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