Cushion Spurge

Euphorbia polychroma

$17.50 + GST

A popular perennial for spring displays. Features sweetly scented clusters of outstanding bright golden-yellow blooms on a mound of lance-shaped, glossy light green leaves which turn a red-purple in fall.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 1.75 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 1.75 ft FLOWER Late Spring, Yellow
ZONE 4 FRUIT Non-edible
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Latin Name: Euphorbia polychroma
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Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Red-purple fall colour

Foliage:

Mound of lance-shaped, glossy light green leaves

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, in edging or in a massed planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native

Notes:

 Common Concerns: Toxic. Skin/eye irritant

Cut/Dried Flower:

Beautiful use as a cut or dried flower

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in late spring

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Soil Acidity:

Can tolerate poor soils

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Trim back hard to 4 inches in early summer

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

CAUTION: poisonous if ingested, irritant to skin and eyes

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot