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botanical name:
Euphorbia palustris
Euphorbia palustris © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spurge
synonyms:  Euphorbia epithymoides
family:  Euphorbiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: light green
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Clump forming with erect pale green stems and bright green, elliptic to lance-shaped leaves up to 6cm long, turning yellow and orange in autumn. Terminal cymes of long lasting, deep greenish yellow flowers in late spring. Robust growing and deep rooting.

cultivation:
Moist to boggy soil in full sun.

other notes:
Widely distributed in the wild, from Spain to Siberia.
RHS AGM

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