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Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
  • Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
  • Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'

Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'

£8.95

(Wood Spurge) This excellent evergreen plant has upright spikes of lime-green/yellow flowers in spring and early summer that contrast nicely with its dark purple-green leaves.

Quantity
Supplied Size: 3L pots

  £6.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK.

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This excellent evergreen plant has upright spikes of lime-green/yellow flowers in spring and early summer that contrast nicely with its dark purple-green leaves. It grows well in sun or shade and will tolerate poor soils and difficult conditions (such as those found under mature trees). 

When planted in small groups it can be used to create a 'carpet' effect that can be very attractive in a woodland setting


  • Position: Sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea' is a clump forming perennial.
    • Height: 50 - 60 cm (2 ft)
    • Spread: 45 - 60 cm (1 - 2 ft)
  • Notes: The sap of Euphorbia can be a skin irritant. Wear gloves when planting or pruning. Do not eat!

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Herbaceous - Small, Herbaceous - Medium
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Special: Coastal Areas, Special: Windy & Exposed
Special Features
Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Leaf Colour - Purple/Red

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