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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
upright myrtle spurge
Euphorbia can be annuals, perennials, shrubs or succulents, with milky sap and small flowers held within cupped, often colourful bracts
E. rigida is an erect, then spreading, evergreen perennial. The blue-green leaves are fleshy, and arranged spirally. Bright yellow flowers appear in small clusters at the tips of the shoots in late spring and early summer
S Europe SW Asia
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if eaten, and the milky sap can irritate skin
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or South-facing or North-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Chalk, Loam, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Will tolerate most garden situations but does best in well-drained soil in a sunny position
Propagate by division
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs Drought Resistant Low Maintenance
Architectural Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants Coastal Gravel Garden Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning needed
Pests Generally problem free
Generally problem free
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