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Euphorbia rigida

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Euphorbia rigida

Euprig
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C4
Size: 14cm
Available: 27
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.30 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.03 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Euphorbia rigida Gopher Spurge, Upright Myrtle Spurge,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Succulents & Cacti Clumping, Upright

Description:
Hardy upright clumping perennial with narrow, pointed blue leaves and flat, waxy, yellow bracts that appear at the end of stems during Spring and Summer. Compact plant that grows 60-90cm tall x 60-90cm wide. Great plant for an exposed areas. Caution when handling as thorns are very sharp and sap is toxic.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Sandy, Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Requires a well-drained soil which must be coarse and open so that it drains fast. Feed monthly with a diluted liquid fertiliser or with blood and bone. CAUTION: wear gloves, glasses and arm protection as thorns are sharp and toxic sap can irritate skin, mouth and eyes. Hands and tools will need a wash post-pruning.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Liquid feed

Family Name: Origin:
Euphobiaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Blue
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

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