Cushion spurge grows into a one foot by one foot mound of green foliage that is topped in spring by some of the brightest electric green floral bracts of any euphorbia. E. polychroma is one of the hardier spurges bringing this genus within the reach of zone 5 gardeners. Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens.
Common Name: Cushion Spurge
Family: Euphorbiaceae (The Spurge Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Rocky hillsides and open dry woodland.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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