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Euphorbia x martini

Spurge

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Light green

Feature

Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

Euphorbia x martini

Plant details

Euphorbia x martinii is a lovely spurge, bearing dark grey-green rosettes of leaves and upright bracts in lime-green with a red eye.

It's a great choice if you have poor, dry soil in shade, as this euphorbia thrives in difficult conditions. The evergreen leaves form a low, weed-smothering carpet over the ground. The flowers persist until summer, gradually fading to pale-green.

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Genus: Euphorbia

Species: martini

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Light green

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to plant seeds: March to May

Time to divide plants: September to November

Time to prune: September to November

Time to plant: March to November

Flowering period: May to August


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