Botanical name: Euphorbia x martinii
Other names: Martin's spurge
Species: E. x martinii - E. × martinii is a dwarf, evergreen sub-shrub with narrow, dark grey-green leaves. It bears open sprays of greenish-yellow, sometimes purple-eyed, flowers in spring and summer.
Euphorbia x martinii is: Evergreen
Flower: Purple, Yellow-green in Spring; Purple, Yellow-green in Summer
Foliage: Grey-green in All seasons
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)
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. REGISTER to read more...
Euphorbia x martinii (Martin's spurge) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: City, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Plant in well-drained, light soil in full sun. Prefers mild areas.
Soil type: Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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