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botanical name:
Euphorbia characias 'Silver Swan'
Euphorbia characias 'Silver Swan' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Euphorbia characias 'Wilcott'
family:  Euphorbiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.50m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: red & green
main season: All Year
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Variegated foliage of grey-green margined creamy white. Creamy greenish yellow flowers in spring. Subshrubby habit.
Stronger growing and generally more robust than other variegated forms of Euphorbia characias.

Light, well drained soil in full sun.

From basal cuttings.

Commercial propagation protected by Plant Breeders' Rights

other notes:
Raised by Dr David Willis, York, and introduced by Notcutts Nurseries in 2001.
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