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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
description:
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.

cultivation:
Light, well drained soil in full sun.

propagation:
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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