Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii

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  • Common Name: Mediterranean Spurge
  • Plant Story:

    Noted for its year-round interest, Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii is a perennial that features linear blue-green leaves that spiral up upright stems. Bottlebrush greenish-yellow flowers surrounded by lime green bracts bloom in the early spring. Deer and rabbit resistance.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 6-8
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Spread: 1.5-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Beds and Borders
  • Leaf: Linear blue-green leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Upright
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Dislikes clay. Cut flowers after bloom. Good drought tolerance.


Mediterranean Spurge - Additional Photos