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Scientific Name: Euphorbia griffithii 'Fireglow'
Pronunciation: you-FOR-bee-uh GRIFF-ith-ee-eye
Common Name: Fireglow spurge
Family Name: Euphorbiaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Tall plant (70 cm) reddish stems with white sap (typical of euphorbia); leaves green then turn all shades of fire in the fall; flowers are fiery orange/yellow.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Arching, Spreading, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - coarse
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Low
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google
Fireglow spurge
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate, Spiraled
Texture/ Venation:
Colour in Summer: Green, Red
Colour in Fall: Green, Yellow, Orange, Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate, Linear
Apices: Acute
Bases: Acute

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Cyathium
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Number of Petals:0
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Orange
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Green, Brown
Fruiting Time: Jul, Aug
Additional Info: Not showy, Mericarps (3) split open to release a single seed
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Leaf-like bracts, Rhizomes

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Mites, Nematodes, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant )
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