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Euphorbia griffithii ‘Fireglow’

Euphorbia griffithii 'Fireglow'

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'Fireglow' bears conspicuous bracts in vivid orange-fuchsia in early summer. It has red stems and dark green leaves, which emerge in spring with a reddish tinge.  

Noteworthy CharacteristicsThe foliage goes dormant in summer. Because of its vigorous nature, it may be invasive in the right conditions. Milky sap may cause irritation to skin and severe discomfort if ingested.

CareIt prefers moist soil in dappled shade.

PropagationStart seed when ripe or in spring; divide in early spring.

ProblemsNematodes, spider mites, aphids, mealybugs, fungal and bacterial diseases.

  • Genus : Euphorbia
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Tolerance : Deer Tolerant
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Summer
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest

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