Euphorbia griffithii 'Dixter'

Euphorbia griffithii ‘Dixter’

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 flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Euphorbia griffithii 'Dixter'
  • Common name: Spurge
  • Family: Euphorbiaceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Red

Foliage colour:

Bronze

Green

Euphorbia griffithii ‘Dixter’ is a dramatic plant, bearing attractive dark green foliage, each leaf with a reddish midrib, which contrasts beautifully with its burgundy red flowers. Its autumn colours are astonishing – ranging from deep, warm yellows to fiery oranges and reds. Tall and bushy, it’s well suited to growing in hot planting schemes and dry sunny borders, and combines well with yellow flowers and gold variegated foliage. 

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Grow Euphorbia griffithii ‘Dixter’ in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Divide congested clumps in spring.

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When working with euphorbias always wear gloves – the milky sap is a skin irritant.

How to grow Euphorbia 'Dixter'

  • Plant size

    90cm height

    60cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, south facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, dappled shade, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: 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 flower in March

Plant does flower in April

Plant does flower in May

Plant does not flower in June

Plant does not flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Divide
Divide

Do not Divide in January

Do not Divide in February

Do not Divide in March

Do not Divide in April

Do not Divide in May

Do not Divide in June

Do not Divide in July

Do not Divide in August

Do Divide in September

Do Divide in October

Do not Divide in November

Do not Divide in December

Euphorbia 'Dixter' and wildlife

Euphorbia 'Dixter' is known for attracting other pollinators. It has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Does not attract Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Attractive to Other pollinators

Is Euphorbia 'Dixter' poisonous?

Euphorbia 'Dixter' can be toxic.

Toxic to:

Toxic to Cats

Toxic to Dogs

Toxic to Horses

Toxic to People

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Livestock

Plants that go well with Euphorbia 'Dixter'