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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
Self seeds freely.

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