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botanical name:
Euphorbia x martinii
Euphorbia x martinii © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Spurge
family:  Euphorbiaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 0.90m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: purple & green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: red & green
main season: Spring
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -10°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Upright, clump-forming sub-shrub. Red-tinged stems bear neat foliage of lance-shaped, green leaves, tinged reddish purple when young. Flowering heads with greenish-yellow bracts and red nectar glands, from spring to midsummer.

Prefers moist soil in sun or light shade but tolerates dry conditions.
Cut back after flowering to encourage fresh new foliage.

Self seeds freely.

other notes:
Natural hybrid of Euphorbia amygdaloides x E. characias.

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