This genus is extremely varied, both in its plant forms and habitats; ranging from large trees all the way down to tiny succulents. This description covers the perennial we grow but be aware there are much more…such as Poinsettias! Euphorbia plants feature interesting foliage that may be a shade of purple, green or variegated green with yellow or white margins. Flowers are unique; large bracts of varying colors frame small flowers in contrasting colors. Blooms are long lasting.
- Sun to Part Sun
- Plant size, form, and bloom are variety specific
- Care depends on species
- Work well in rock gardens and mixed borders
- Milky sap may irritate skin