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botanical name:
Euphorbia 'Efanthia'
Euphorbia 'Efanthia' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spurge
family:  Euphorbiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen, semi-evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: light green
stem/bark: maroon
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 6 to 11
description:
Dwarf, compact, rounded bushy habit with small dark green leaves tinged red underneath and purple flushed when young. Heads of yellow-green flowers often flush with red, on dark maroon red stems in spring.

cultivation:
Well drained, moist soil in full sun or light shade. Tolerates dry periods once established.


propagation:
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.

usage:
Good in containers or front of borders.

other notes:
E. amygdaloides hybrid

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