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Euphorbia 'Copton Ash' (Spurge 'Copton Ash')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.4m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Euphorbia 'Copton Ash'

Other names

Spurge 'Copton Ash'

Genus

Euphorbia Euphorbia

Variety or Cultivar

'Copton Ash' _ 'Copton Ash' is an upright to spreading, evergreen perennial with narrowly lance-shaped, pointed, grey- to blue-green leaves and cymes of bright, yellow-green flowers from late spring to late summer.


Euphorbia 'Copton Ash' is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Upright

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 Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn

Foliage

Blue-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut flowered shoots to ground level in late summer or early autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Basal cuttings, Seed


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Where to grow

Euphorbia 'Copton Ash' (Spurge 'Copton Ash') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Ground Cover, Mediterranean, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in light, well-drained soil in sun. If necessary, add grit or sharp sand to the soil to improve drainage. Dislikes winter wet. Apply a gravel mulch to help avoid rotting.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Euphorbia 'Copton Ash'

Other names

Spurge 'Copton Ash'

Genus

Euphorbia Euphorbia

Variety or Cultivar

'Copton Ash' _ 'Copton Ash' is an upright to spreading, evergreen perennial with narrowly lance-shaped, pointed, grey- to blue-green leaves and cymes of bright, yellow-green flowers from late spring to late summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Upright

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 Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn

Foliage

Blue-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Specific pests

Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut flowered shoots to ground level in late summer or early autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Basal cuttings, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Euphorbia 'Copton Ash' (Spurge 'Copton Ash') will reach a height of 0.4m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Ground Cover, Mediterranean, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in light, well-drained soil in sun. If necessary, add grit or sharp sand to the soil to improve drainage. Dislikes winter wet. Apply a gravel mulch to help avoid rotting.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

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

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