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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
cypress spurge 'Fens Ruby'
Euphorbia can be annuals, perennials, shrubs or succulents, with milky sap and small flowers held within cupped, often colourful bracts
'Fens Ruby' is a fast-spreading rhizomatous perennial with feathery, linear purple leaves and greenish-yellow flowers from late spring
Habit Mat forming
Toxicity All parts 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 West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil in full sun. Can spread quickly
Propagation is by division in early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning In early spring, cut back to base
Pests Generally trouble free
Rust may be a problem
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