Botanical name: Euphorbia polychroma
Other names: Many-coloured spurge, Euphorbia epithymoides
Species: E. polychroma - E. polychroma is a compact, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with leafy stems and terminal clusters of acid-yellow flowers in late spring to early summer.
Euphorbia polychroma is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Compact, Rounded
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.
Pruning: Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...
Euphorbia polychroma (Many-coloured spurge) will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Mediterranean
Cultivation: Plant in any soil in full sun or partial shade.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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