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botanical name:
Euphorbia sikkimensis
Euphorbia sikkimensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Sikkim Spurge
family:  Euphorbiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: red & green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Herbaceous perennial that produces vividly coloured new shoots of bright pink in late winter and early spring. The long narrow willow-like leaves mature to green with a distinct pinkish-red midribs and veining, on reddish stems. Acid greenish-yellow flower heads in late summer. Also has good autumn foliage colour of yellow infused with red.

Well drained soil in full sun or light shade.

From seed or by division

Herbaceous borders

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