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Euphorbia heterophylla 'Variegatum' /Mexican Fireplant

Euphorbia heterophylla 'Variegatum'  / Euphorbia heterophylla 'Variegatum'
Red bracts and green and yellow variegated foliage
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Red bracts and green and yellow variegated foliage

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Scientific Name: Euphorbia heterophylla 'Variegatum'
Common Name: Mexican Fireplant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Fall, Winter
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This perennial with variegated foliage looks like small poinsettias with red bracts on terminal growth shoots. Treated as an annual in most places unless plant can be placed in a greenhouse for winter protection. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures.