Euphorbias

Euphorbias are a varied genus of plants that are commonly used as drought tolerant garden plants. They are all deer resistant because they have a sticky white sap.

The groundcovers:

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Euphorbia myrsinites

Euphorbia myrsinites showing pink bracts around maturing fruit in May.



Euphorbia rigida

Euphorbia ‘Blue Haze’

Cypress Spurge (Euphorbia cyparissias)

This one is very invasive.

The Shrubs:


Euphorbia characias wulfenii

This plant reseeds readily and can be a weed problem.

This is Euphorbia characias wulfenii seedlings that have grown on my neighbor’s property from seeds washed down the drainage ditch from my property. These plants grow with no maintenance and no water in the summer.


Euphorbia ‘Blackbird’


Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow ‘


Euphorbia ‘Sticks on Fire’

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