Scientific Name: Euphorbia cyparissias
Common Name: cypress spurge
Family Name: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Invasive plant
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Upright
Form: Oval - horizontal, Vase
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Group or mass planting
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Spiraled, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Cyathium, Yellow, Red, Apr-May-Jun
Fruit: Schizocarp, Green, Brown, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves alternate, narrow and resemble a small cypress tree, bluish-green, linear, most 1-3cm long x 1-3mm wide; florets lime green, in umbel-lime clusters.