Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'

The garden form of our wild wood spurge with beautiful crimson stems, a perfect contrast to the acid-green flower plumes. More
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The garden form of our wild wood spurge with beautiful crimson stems, a perfect contrast to the acid-green flower plumes.

This is a super-easy plant to grow in almost any site or situation and is BRILLIANT for picking all spring.

Please note: This plant is harmful if eaten,and is a skin and eye irritant, so please take care when handling.

Genus Euphorbia
Group/Species amygdaloides
Variety 'Purpurea'
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Purple Wood Spurge
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 50cm (20in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips Always wear gloves when working with euphorbias. The milky sap is a skin irritant.
Flowering April - June
Vase Life Wear gloves when picking to avoid the milky sap. With gloves still on, strip the bottom leaves and then sear the stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds before leaving in a deep bucket of cold water, ideally overnight.
Harvesting Flower production: 2-3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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