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botanical name:
Euphorbia rigida
Euphorbia rigida © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
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common name:  Spurge
synonyms:  Euphorbia biglandulosa
family:  Euphorbiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.60m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Evergreen with spreading stems of spirally arranged, stiff, pointed, fleshy, grey-green leaves and terminal umbels of yellow flowers, becoming red tinted with age, from early spring to early summer. Flowers open from attractive clusters of buds which provide winter interest.

Free draining, light soil in full sun.

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