Scientific Name: Euphorbia hypericifolia
Common Name: euphorbia, graceful spurge
Family Name: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Caribbean Island, Central America, Mexico, South America, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Pyramidal - widely
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Pubescent, Oblong, Entire
Flowers: Cyathium, White, May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Schizocarp, Green, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves simple, opposite, elliptic to oblong, <2cm long; inflorescences with long-lasting, showy white petal-like floral bracts.