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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 can be annuals, perennials, shrubs or succulents, with milky sap and small flowers held within cupped, often colourful bracts
E. characias subsp. wulfenii is an erect, sparsely-branched medium-sized sub-shrub with oblong, grey-green leaves and large, rounded heads of greenish-yellow flowers
Habit Spreading / Branched
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
SoilSand, Loam, Chalk
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, light soil in full sun
Propagate by division in early spring or take basal cuttings in spring or early summer; dip cut surfaces in charcoal or lukewarm water to prevent bleeding
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Flower borders and beds Cut Flowers Low Maintenance
Mediterranean Climate Plants Architectural
Pruning Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or autumn
Pests Prone to aphids
Generally disease free
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