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Euphorbia myrsinites (Myrtle spurge)

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Euphorbia myrsinites yew-FOR-bee-ah mur-sin-EE-teez Common Name: Myrtle spurge Genus: Euphorbia
Long-lasting, terminal clusters of lime green bracts and flowers punctuate the meandering 'arms' of this ground-hugging species. The chalky seafoam foliage looks great spilling over a stone wall in a rock garden or at the edge of any bed.
Noteworthy characteristics: Self-sows regularly. Milky sap may cause irritation to skin and severe discomfort if ingested.
Care: Grow in light, well-drained soil in full sun.
Propagation: Sow seed when ripe or in spring; divide in early spring.
Problems: Nematodes, spider mites, aphids, mealybugs, fungal and bacterial diseases.
Height 6 in. to 12 in.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Fast Grower
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Deer Tolerant;Drought Tolerant;Frost Tolerant
Characteristics Self Seeds; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage; Showy Seed Heads
Bloom Time Spring
Foliage Color Evergreen
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Naturalizing
Style Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials

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