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Euphorbia schillingii (Schilling spurge)

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Euphorbia schillingii

Other names

Schilling spurge

Genus

Euphorbia Euphorbia

Species

E. schillingii - E. schillingii is a herbaceous perennial with narrow, deep green leaves that have conspicuous whitish mid-ribs. It has erect stems and bears clusters of bright-yellow flowers in summer and autumn.


Euphorbia schillingii is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

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)

Flower

Bright-yellow in Summer; Bright-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Euphorbia schillingii (Schilling spurge) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil in light dappled shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Euphorbia schillingii

Other names

Schilling spurge

Genus

Euphorbia Euphorbia

Species

E. schillingii - E. schillingii is a herbaceous perennial with narrow, deep green leaves that have conspicuous whitish mid-ribs. It has erect stems and bears clusters of bright-yellow flowers in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

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)


Colour

Flower

Bright-yellow in Summer; Bright-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or autumn.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Euphorbia schillingii (Schilling spurge) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich soil in light dappled shade.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, 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

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