Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
Also called Purple Wood Spurge
More About Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
- Small, cupped, lime-green bracts on deep reddish-purple stems
- Evergreen, oblong, bronze to purple leaves
- Shrubby, mounding habit
- Bloom Time: Early spring to midsummer
- Flower Height: 70 cm
Purple Cushion Spurge Growing and Maintenance Tips
Tolerating dry, shade conditions, it grows best in a moist to average soil, in full sun to partial shade. In deep shade, foliage may remain greener and take on a stretched appearance. Flowers appear on old growth only. Should only be pruned very lightly in the spring to maintain a tidy habit Caution: wear gloves while pruning this plant, the milky sap may severely irritate the skin and eyes and can cause severe discomfort if ingested.
Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Spr-Sum