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E. ceratocarpa is a tall, upright, evergreen, sub-shrub to about 170cm in height and spread with slightly bluish foliage. The main flowering period is mid-summer to mid-autumn, but it can produce its yellow-green flowers more or less year round in mild conditions
E. stygiana is a broad, evergreen shrub with narrow, bright green leaves with a pale midrib; the lower leaves turn cherry red in autumn. Pale green, honey-scented, flowerheads develop in late spring and early summer, followed by green, knobbly, pea-sized fruit
E. characias is an evergreen perennial to 1.5m, with vertical or arching stems arising from a single crown. Stems are biennial, leafy throughout at first, then bare, almost woody at the base, densely leafy above, carrying the flower heads in the second year. Leaves are lanceolate, blue-green, rather downy to 15cm long. Flowers are numerous, borne in large, terminal, cylindrical heads in early spring. Petal-like bracts surrounding the tiny flowers are bright yellow-green. May be a short-lived perennial, but often self-seeds
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This Euphorbia achieves this through its foliage, which consists of narrow, dark green leaves, which have a very prominent white central midrib and striking white veining running through the leaf...This Euphorbia likes deep, humus-rich and moisture-retentive soil that doesn?t dry out during the summer months...This Euphorbia also works well in a mixed border where it can be repeated through a scheme as a linking element and it contrasts well with perennial salvias such as Salvia nemorosa ?Lubecca...
Euphorbia palustris (marsh spurge) belongs in the second category, as it enjoys growing in soil that stays permanently moist...Euphorbia palustris is a robust, clump-forming perennial and, as its new shoots emerge from the plant's base in mid spring, they form into bright yellow flowerheads, 15cm (6in) across...The bright yellow bushy Euphorbia palustris in the background
Acid green flowers of giant fennel and euphorbia soften the scene
The soft forms of familiar garden plants such as euphorbia, fennel and lupins contrast with the formality of the clipped hornbeam hedge and the pieces yew topiary
Euphorbia pulcherrima ?Silver Star? - dusky pink bracts and variegated leaves...Poinsettia ( Euphorbia pulcherrima) is considered to be considerably less toxic than other Euphorbia species
Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii AGM...em>Euphorbia polychroma
Euphorbia...Fasciation in Euphorbia characias subsp wulfenii normal growth to the left...Looking like an alien species, the Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii pictured here has fasciation on a few of its stems, with one in particular being quite pronounced
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