Euphorbia x pasteuri

Euphorbia x pasteuri

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A medium sized rounded shrub with stout stems of narrow dark green leaves with a central vein. The flowes which appear in mid summer are honey scented with yellow brown bracts followed by small warty like seed pods. This fine plant is a cross between E.mellifera and E.stygiana. Ht and spread 1.5m. Best in full sun and well drained soil.

Name

Euphorbia x pasteuri John Phillips

Comon name

What you get

You will recieve a well rooted 3 ltr pot

About

Euphorbia x pasteuri is a medium sized rounded shrub with stout stems topped with bold dark green foliage that has a striking light green mid rib and gewt tinged red in autumn. A cross between E. stygiana and E. millifera it takes the best of both its parents the larger more leathery leaves and more rounded shape of E.stygiana and the size and honey sented flowers of E.millifera. Evergreen and architectural its the best Euphorbia (my opinion) one of the first evergreen plant i put in a new garden. The flower bracts are terricotta in colour and has the heady sent of honey in early spring which makes it a great food source for early bees and butterflys. Best in full sun. Hardy my plant was taken to the ground in 2011 at -18 but came back stronger than ever.

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Planting and care

Best planted in full sun in free draining soil can also be used as a pot plant