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Euphorbia fragifera

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced
2010

Introduced by
Norfolk & Suffolk Group

Reason for Inclusion
Relatively unknown plant native to the Balkans.

Verification
Don Whitton, National Collection holder (Hardy Euphorbias)

Brief description of plant
Herbaceous perennial, similar to Euphorbia polychroma.

Height x Spread
45cm x 45cm

Flowers
Heads of bright lime green/yellow bracts.

Foliage
Evergreen, light green lanceolate leaves on tall stems.

Flowering Time
April - June

Soil type
Any well-drained soil.

Aspect
Full sun

Pests and diseases
Generally no problems.

Cultivation
Remove spent flower spikes. Avoid direct contact with the milky sap which may be irritant to skin.

Propagation
Clumps may be divided or take soft tip cuttings to root under glass. Have a gritty potting compost ready to plunge cuttings in to stem the flow of milky sap which may be irritant to skin.


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