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    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
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    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Euphorbia hypericifolia Diamond Frost = 'Inneuphe' (PBR)

spurge [Diamond Frost]

  • Other common names spurge [Diamond Frost]

  • Synonyms Euphorbia hypericifolia 'Inneuphe'
    Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost'

    Euphorbia hypericifolia 'Inneuphdia'
    Chamaesyce hypericifolia 'Inneuphe'

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  • Family Euphorbiaceae

  • Genus Euphorbia can be annuals, perennials, shrubs or succulents, with milky sap and small flowers held within cupped, often colourful bracts

  • Details [Diamond Frost] is a tender evergreen perennial, with small, dark green leaves, a tangle of fine, airy stems and tiny white flowers from spring to autumn

Characteristics

  • Foliage Evergreen

  • Habit Bushy

  • Toxicity Toxic if eaten, skin and eye irritant. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling

  • Hardiness

    Hardiness ratings

    All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

    • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
    • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
    • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
    • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
    • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
    • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
    • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
    • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
    • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

    H2

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Loam

    Loam

  • Sand

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilLoam, Sand

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 1-2 years

How to grow

Cultivation Grow under glass in a mix of three parts loam-based potting compost to one part grit, in full light. Outdoors choose a sunny position with light, well-drained soil. Good for pots and hanging baskets

Propagation Propagate by cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants

How to care

Pruning No pruning needed, rarely sets seed

Pests Generally pest free

Diseases Generally disease free

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