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Flowering Spurge

 
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Sometimes called cushion spurge, this plant produces tidy mounds of light green leaves that are covered with pretty yellow flowers in summer. Also known as Euphorbia, this charming ground cover is extremely drought tolerant. It's deer resistant and is easy to grow. (Euphorbia polychroma)

Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Groundcover
Groundcover
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 12-18" tall, 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Size Bag of 1
SKU 1EUPH3
This widely diverse group of plants includes common North American wildflowers plus a whole selection of unique hybrids. All of the flowering spurges insist on fast-draining soils and are dependably drought tolerant. Once happy, this is a carefree plant that adds color almost year round. The big yellow flowers appear in late spring through mid summer. Then with fall temperatures, all the foliage goes bright butter yellow for even more color.
SKU 1EUPH3
Common Name Flowering Spurge
Botanical Name Euphorbia polychroma
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Yellow
Mature Height 12-18" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Planting Depth Plant so that the top of the root is 1" below the soil line.
Ships As Bare Root
Foliage Color Green
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Groundcover
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Shipping is based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.
Zone 6-11 - orders ship the week of May 9th, 2016
Zones 1-4 - orders ship the week of May 16th, 2016

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American MeadowsFlowering Spurge
 
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Splurge on Spurge

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from Montague, NJ

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Flowering Spurge:

    A real bang for the buck and will get better each year.

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    super results

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    from Reno, Nevada

    Pros

    • Looks Very Healthy
    • Product Shipping-great
    • Transplanted Easily

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        USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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