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Euphorbia atropurpurea

Classification

Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Euphorbiaceae
            Genus: Euphorbia
                        Specie: Euphorbia atropurpurea

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 5 ft (1.5 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Bluish green leaves; maroon flowers in late summer

Uses: Dry gardens Rock gardens Containers

Zones: 9-11

Description: This Canary Islands species, found on dry rocky slopes, grows into a rounded well-branched shrub of 5 ft (1.5 m). Its bluish green leaves are crowded towards the branch tips. Flowering occurs in late summer and the floral bracts are deep maroon in color.

Growth Habit: Rounded branching habit

Comments: Succulent





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