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Euphorbia characias/Mediterranean Spurge

Euphorbia characias / Euphorbia characias
Striking silver-colored foliage
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Striking silver-colored foliage

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Scientific Name: Euphorbia characias
Common Name: Mediterranean Spurge
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Comments: This drought tolerant plant generally only lives two to three years, but reseeds itself readily. The broken stems exude a white, milky latex when broken.