Scientific Name : Euphorbia amygdaloides
Common Name : Spurge
Hardiness Zone : 6a - 10b
Hardiness Degree : -10°F (-23°C)
Blooming Season : Early Spring, Spring, Late Spring
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Shade Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)
Height : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)
Width : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun
General Information : Maintains its bold red color through Summer heat and intensifies further in the Fall.
Idea & Tips : Thrives on full sun and well-drained soils.
- Strong, striking red foliage survives Summer heat and intensifies into Fall; sparks Summer and Fall programs and sales.
- Perfect for container gardens and landscapes.
- Thrives in full sun and well-drained soils.
Protection Information : PP27,387
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Florensis, B.V.
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500-1,000 ppm IBA
50-75 ppm N
Recommended after roots are established. Leave 4-5 active internodes.
35-42 days after sticking
Nights: 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C) Days: 55 to 60°F (13 to 16°C)
3,000 to 5,000
Beneficial; aids bulking.
Short day obligate
Allow media to dry regularly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 100 to 125 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
Watch for powdery mildew in Fall. White fly, spider mites
Unrooted: 14-16 wks Rooted: 8-10 wks
Unrooted: 16-19 wks Rooted: 10-12 wks
Unrooted: 19-22 wks Rooted: 12-14 wks
March to May
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