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Euphorbia Redwing (Spurge Redwing)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.75m
Max height
0.75m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Euphorbia Redwing

Other names: Spurge Redwing, Euphorbia 'Charam', Euphorbia 'Red Wing'

Genus: Euphorbia Euphorbia

Variety or Cultivar: Redwing _ Redwing is an herbaceous perennial with blue-green, linear leaves arranged in whorls, that take on red tints in late winter. In spring, clusters of acid-yellow-green flowers open from reddish buds on upright, leafy stems.


Euphorbia Redwing is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Yellow-green in Spring

Foliage: Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn; Red in Winter

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

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)

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids Aphids

Specific diseases: Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Euphorbia Redwing (Spurge Redwing) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in light, well-drained soil in a sunny position.

Soil type: Loamy, Chalky, Sandy

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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Botanical name: Euphorbia Redwing

Other names: Spurge Redwing, Euphorbia 'Charam', Euphorbia 'Red Wing'

Genus: Euphorbia Euphorbia

Variety or Cultivar: Redwing _ Redwing is an herbaceous perennial with blue-green, linear leaves arranged in whorls, that take on red tints in late winter. In spring, clusters of acid-yellow-green flowers open from reddish buds on upright, leafy stems.


Euphorbia Redwing is: Semi evergreen

Flower: Yellow-green in Spring

Foliage: Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Blue-green in Autumn; Red in Winter

Habit: Clump-forming, Upright

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)

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids

Specific diseases: Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Basal cuttings, Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Euphorbia Redwing (Spurge Redwing) will reach a height of 0.75m and a spread of 0.75m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in light, well-drained soil in a sunny position.

Soil type: Loamy, Chalky, Sandy

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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