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Scientific Name: Euphorbia hybrid cvs.
Pronunciation: you-FOR-bee-uh
Common Name: hybrid spurge
Family Name: Euphorbiaceae
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Key ID Features: Leaves and flowers with distinct and uniquely variegation that changes with the seasons.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown or on campus may include E. 'Ascot Rainbow' (dark greyish-green rosettes of leaves on stiff stems), and E. 'Tiny Tim' (all E. x martinii) as well as E. 'Excalibur' (E. cornigera x E. schillingii).
hybrid spurge
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation:
Colour in Summer: Green, Green-yellow, may be tinted purple when young
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate

Inflorescence Type: Corymb-like, Cyathium
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Number of Petals:0
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Green-yellow, Green, Dark-red, Yellow, (dark red nectar glands)
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May, Jun
Additional Info: Cyathia may be solitary but usually form in terminal cymes

Fruit Type: Schizocarp, Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Fruit Colour: Brown, Green
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Mericarps (3) split open to release a single seed

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Leaf-like bracts

Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant
(BED) BEDding, container, or basket
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