Scientific Name: Euphorbia myrsinites
Common Name: myrtle spurge, donkey-tail spurge
Family Name: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Invasive plant
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Irregular, Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Rock garden
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Spiraled, Leathery, Succulent, Glabrous, Obovate, Orbicular, Entire
Flowers: Cyathium, Yellow, May-Jun
Fruit: Schizocarp, Green, Brown
Key ID Features:
Leaves are silver, pointed, geometrically-spiraled and they weigh down the stalk.