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Euphorbia characias Redwing

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 47
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.35 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.18 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Euphorbia characias Redwing Mediterranean Spurge,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Upright

Description:
A striking Euphorbia featuring long grey/green foliage with new growth appearing in tones of pink and red. The unusual structure and striking foliage of Euphorbias makes them an eye-catching addition to any garden. This one is sure to create interest in any landscape. This is a low maintenance, hardy and dry tolerant variety, perfect for contemporary gardens. Grows approx 45cm tall x 25cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Very low water requirements. This variety is dry tolerant once established. Plant in most soil types. Requires good drainage if receiving regular irrigation or in areas of high rainfall. Euphorbias do not like wet feet. Feed in spring with a slow release fertiliser. Pruning generally not required although cutting back spent flower stems to base will encourage a bushier habit. Take care to avoid skin contact with the milky sap as it can be irritating to some - wear gloves and dispose of cuttings. CAUTION - Harmful if eaten/skin & eye irritant. Information and images courtesy of Plants Management Australia.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Euphobiaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey, Pink, Red
Flower Colour: Green, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High
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