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
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