Spurge

Euphorbia 'Whistleberry Garnet'

Spurge - Euphorbia  'Whistleberry Garnet'

Common Name: Spurge
Genus: Euphorbia
Cultivar: 'Whistleberry Garnet'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Red, Yellow
Foliage Colour: Blue/GreenFlowering Period: March to May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

A new variety with clusters of bright yellow spring flowers above whorls of glaucous evergreen foliage. In winter the buds are red making a striking contrast with the leaves. A magnificent compact structural plant that provides all-year interest in a sunny herbaceous border or as part of a Mediterranean scheme.

  • Garden care: To promote new shoots remove flowerheads in spring after they have flowered. When working with spurges always wear gloves since the milky sap is poisonous and a potential skin irritant.


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