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Euphorbia polychroma
Common Name: Cushion Spurge Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)

Euphorbia polychroma
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Cushion spurge grows into a one foot by one foot mound of green foliage that is topped in spring by some of the brightest electric green floral bracts of any euphorbia. E. polychroma is one of the hardier spurges bringing this genus within the reach of zone 5 gardeners. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Native Habitat:
Rocky hillsides and open dry woodland.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourYellow 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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