Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii Plant

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Product: Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii Plant
Retailer: Sarah Raven

We grow lots of this plant at Perch Hill. It is the backdrop to tulips and spring-flowering bulbs, giving strong colour and form for the whole year, but rising to its brilliant acid-green peak from March to June.

RHS Award of Garden Merit Winner

  • Genus: Euphorbia Variety characias subsp. wulfenii
  • Type: Perennial
  • Soil: All soils and will tolerate it very dry.
  • Site: Shade to partial shade
  • Height: 150cm
  • Spacing: 100cm spread.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Care tips: Produces biennial stems of leaves on eyear and flower spikes the next. Cut these back as they brown to allow
  • room for new growth.
  • Flowers: ❀ March – June
  • For the vase: Soak overnight and sear the stems for 20 seconds to stop the sap leaking out.