Scientific Name: Euphorbia amygdaloides Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:wood spurge, Mrs. Robb's bonnet, purple wood spurge Texture:Medium
Family Name:EuphorbiaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Succulent, Oblanceolate, Oblong, Entire
Flowers: Cyathium, (Floriferous), Green-yellow, Apr- May
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Green, Jun- Jul
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Spring interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves dark, appearing in tight spirals on 60 cm tall brown stems; flower with 2 cup-like bracts, lime-green.