Euphorbia dulcis

Euphorbia dulcis

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(Euphorbia dulcis)
yew-FOR-bee-ah DULL-sis
Genus:  Euphorbia
This species produces erects stems of bronzy green leaves and greenish yellow bracts in early summer. In autumn, its leaves turn shades of red, orange, and gold.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  This herbaceous species is well suited to a mixed border or to naturalizing. Self-sows regularly. Milky sap may cause irritation to skin and severe discomfort if ingested.
Care:  Prefers moist, humus-rich soil in dappled shade, but will tolerate full sun and drier soils.
Propagation:  Start seed when ripe or in spring; divide plants in early spring.
Problems:  Nematodes, spider mites, aphids, mealybugs, fungal and bacterial diseases.

Overview

Height
6 in. to 12 in.
Spread
6 in. to 12 in.
Growth Habit
Spreads
Growth Pace
Slow Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Self Seeds,
Showy Fall Foliage,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Seed Heads
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Primrose Yellow
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Tolerance
Deer Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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