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Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' (Spurge 'Ascot Rainbow')

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested.  The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.
Toxic - All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested.  The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow'

Other names: Spurge 'Ascot Rainbow'

Genus: Euphorbia Euphorbia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Ascot Rainbow' _ 'Ascot Rainbow' is an evergreen perennial with whorls of grey-green lance-shaped leaves edged in yellow. In the cooler months, the foliage becomes flushed with shades of red, pink, and orange. From early spring it bears clusters of lime-green flowers.


Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' is: Evergreen

Flower: Yellow-green in Spring

Foliage: Flushed pink, Flushed red in Winter; Flushed yellow, Grey-green, Variegated in All seasons

Habit: Upright

Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids Aphids

Specific diseases: Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' (Spurge 'Ascot Rainbow') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: This plant will tolerate moist soils and is happy in sun or part shade.

Soil type: Loamy, Chalky, Sandy

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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Euphorbia X Martini 'Ascot Rainbow'
£ 4.50
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£ 4.50
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Astible Chinensis 'Visions in Red'
£ 4.50

Botanical name: Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow'

Other names: Spurge 'Ascot Rainbow'

Genus: Euphorbia Euphorbia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Ascot Rainbow' _ 'Ascot Rainbow' is an evergreen perennial with whorls of grey-green lance-shaped leaves edged in yellow. In the cooler months, the foliage becomes flushed with shades of red, pink, and orange. From early spring it bears clusters of lime-green flowers.


Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' is: Evergreen

Flower: Yellow-green in Spring

Foliage: Flushed pink, Flushed red in Winter; Flushed yellow, Grey-green, Variegated in All seasons

Habit: Upright

Toxicity: All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids

Specific diseases: Grey mould

General care

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow' (Spurge 'Ascot Rainbow') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Underplanting

Cultivation: This plant will tolerate moist soils and is happy in sun or part shade.

Soil type: Loamy, Chalky, Sandy

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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£ 4.50
Astible Chinensis 'Visions in Red'
£ 4.50

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