Euphorbia donii

Euphorbia donii

Spurge

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Euphorbia donii
  • Common name: Spurge
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Green

Foliage colour:

Green

Silver

A tall-growing herbaceous spurge, Euphorbia donii has narrow, arching leaves with a silvery midrib. Lime-green flowers appear from July to the first frosts. It’s the perfect foil for bold colours such as reds and purples, both in the border and the vase.

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Grow Euphorbia donii  in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Remove faded flowers after blooming. Always wear gloves when working with spurges as the milky sap is a skin irritant and can damage your eyes.

How to grow Euphorbia donii

  • Plant size

    1.2m height

    80cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Euphorbia donii and wildlife

Euphorbia donii is known for attracting beneficial insects and other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Does not attract Bees

Attractive to Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Euphorbia donii poisonous?

Euphorbia donii can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Birds

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

Toxic to Livestock

Toxic to People