Scientific Name: Euphorbia dulcis
Common Name: sweet spurge
Family Name: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Perennial border, Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Spiraled, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Oblanceolate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, Green-yellow, Jun-Jul
Fruit: Schizocarp, Green, Brown
Key ID Features:
Stems slender and pubescent, arising from thick rhizomes; leaves oblanceolate, up to 7cm long; inflorescence bracts ovate with apices more pointy than in most other garden spurges.