Euphorbia alluaudii “Cristata”

Cat Tails Euphorbia Euphorbia alluaudii “Cristata” is a crested cultivar of Euphorbia alluaudii, a succulent shrub from Madagascar. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: Up to two meters, succulent shrub Life cycle: Perennial Poisonous: Yes Origin: The wild type is native to Madagascar USDA zone: 12 (50 °F/10 °C) Botany Name: Euphorbia alluaudii “Cristata” Family: Euphorbiaceae

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Cushion Spurge Euphorbia epithymoides “Senior” is smaller than the wild type and grows only to a height of 35 centimetres. Cushion spurge flowers in spring. Popular name(s): Cushion Spurge Botanical name: Euphorbia epithymoides “Senior” (Syn. Euphorbia polychroma “Senior”) Family: Euphorbiaceae Origin: The wild type is native to Western Asia (Turkey), North Africa (Libya) and some […]

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Euphorbia amygdaloides ssp. robbiae

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Euphorbia polyacantha

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