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Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire'

#PP18585, COPF

Also called Chrome Spurge


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Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire' - Cushion Spurge

Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire' - Cushion Spurge

More About Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire' (PP18585, COPF)

  • Chartreuse-yellow bracts
  • Uniform mounds of deep purple, red and orange leaves hold their colour all season
  • Leaf colour intensity will change with maturity and cooler weather
  • Leaves turn an intense red in the fall
  • One of the best euphorbias for colder climates
  • Bloom Time: May to June

Zone:

5

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Chartreuse
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Cushion Spurge Growing and Maintenance Tips

Extremely drought tolerant once established and grows best in a moist to average soil, in full sun to partial shade. Trim plants back to about 10 cm after flowering to promote a flush of new leaves. Caution: wear gloves while pruning this plant. The milky sap may severely irritate the skin and eyes and may cause severe discomfort if ingested.


Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire' (PP18585, COPF) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Poisonous
Poisonous
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Mounding

Foliage Color

Bronze
Purple
Red
Burgundy

Landscape uses

Border/edging