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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Euphorbia longifolia misapplied Euphorbia wallichii Kohli
Euphorbia can be annuals, perennials, shrubs or succulents, with milky sap and small flowers held within cupped, often colourful bracts
E. cornigera is a spreading perennial to 75cm in height, with reddish stems bearing narrowly oblong, dark green leaves with paler midrib, and clusters of bright yellow flowerheads in summer
N Pakistan to Himalaya
Toxicity All parts are highly toxic by ingestion
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any normal garden soil that is moist but well-drained either in sun or in partial shade
Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame either when ripe or in spring. Propagate by division in early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or autumn
Pests Aphids may be a problem
May be subject to grey moulds
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