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Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb's bonnet)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae

Other names

Mrs Robb's bonnet, Euphorbia robbiae

Genus

Euphorbia Euphorbia

Species

E. amygdaloides var robbiae - E. amygdaloides var robbiae is a spreading, evergreen perennial with rosettes of oblong, leathery, glossy, dark green leaves and cymes of yellow-green flowers from mid-spring to early summer.


Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Toxicity

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

Flower

Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Grey mould Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Cut spent flower shoots to the base in late summer or autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb's bonnet) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Tolerates most soil types and is happy in sun or shade. It can be invasive, spreading by rhizomes and seed.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae

Other names

Mrs Robb's bonnet, Euphorbia robbiae

Genus

Euphorbia Euphorbia

Species

E. amygdaloides var robbiae - E. amygdaloides var robbiae is a spreading, evergreen perennial with rosettes of oblong, leathery, glossy, dark green leaves and cymes of yellow-green flowers from mid-spring to early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Toxicity

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


Colour

Flower

Yellow-green in Spring; Yellow-green in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Grey mould

General care

Pruning

Cut spent flower shoots to the base in late summer or autumn.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Mrs Robb's bonnet) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Tolerates most soil types and is happy in sun or shade. It can be invasive, spreading by rhizomes and seed.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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