Scientific Name: Euphorbia polychroma Form: Oval - horizontal, Vase
Common Name:golden spurge, cushion spurge Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:EuphorbiaceaeHabit: Upright, Dense
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Whorled, Soft flexible, Lanceolate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Cyathium, (Floriferous), Green-yellow, Yellow, Apr- May- Jun
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Rock garden, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Small plant with multiple upright stems; leaves produce shades of red, orange, and purple in autumn; flowers with electric yellow bracts bloom on a low cushion in April and persist, but gradually fade as stems elongate to form a 40 cm tall mound by midsummer.