Euphorbia species (Spurge)

Spurge — These succulents are related to the poinsettia plant of Christmas fame. The two varieties mentioned are low growers, best suited to a rock garden or native area. They perform best when planted in full sun, well-drained soil and once-a-week irrigation. Not bothered by rabbits nor squirrels.

  • E. myrsinites — 4 in. tall by 12 in. wide; blue green leaves; lime green flowers in April (Plant 12 in. on center)
  • E. polychroma — 12 in. tall by 24 in. wide; dark green leaves; yellow flowers from June-July (Plant 24 in. on center)
Category:  Groundcovers
Water Use:  Low
Sun Exposure:  Full Sun
Native:  No
Color:  Blue, green
Bees:  No
Birds:  No
Butterflies:  No
Cut Flower:  No
Utility Tree:  No
Extra Maintenance:  No
Fall Color:  No
Bloom Time:  Spring, summer