Botanical name: Euphorbia rigida
Other names: Gopher plant, Euphorbia biglandulosa, Rigid spurge, Silver spurge
Species: E. rigida - E. rigida is an erect then spreading, evergreen perennial with stiff, lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and, in early spring to early summer, umbels of yellow flowers that become flushed pink with age.
Euphorbia rigida is: Deciduous
Flower: Yellow in Spring; Flushed pink, Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
Habit: Erect, Spreading
Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Specific diseases: Rust
Propagation methods: Division, Seed, Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Euphorbia rigida (Rigid spurge) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Drought Tolerant, Flower Arranging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Rock
Cultivation: Performs best in well-drained, light soil in full sun.
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
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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