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common name: Spurge
synonyms: Euphorbia 'Nothowlee'
red & green
poisonous or irritant
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Very compact, rounded bushy habit with very dark greenish purple foliage. Flowering heads with yellow-green bracts in spring.
Prefers moist soil in full sun or light shade but tolerates dry conditions.
Cut back old flower heads to ground level in summer or autumn, to encourage new growth.
By division in early spring or basal cuttings in spring and summer. Dip cuttings in lukewarm water or powdered charcoal to prevent the sap bleeding.
Protected by Plant Breeders' Rights for commercial propagation
Sport of E. 'Redwing', found and raised at Notcutt's Nurseries