Euphorbia corollata
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Euphorbia corollata

flowering spurge

  family euphorbiaceae 
  genus euphorbia 

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Genus  Euphorbia Species  corollata Variety  Cultivar  Common names  flowering spurge Family  EUPHORBIACEAE Specimen number  S11140 Data source  HtZn p114;Poison p80;Xeri p283
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Groundcover Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Prostrate Overall height  1' 6" - 3' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Dry Optimal soil texture  Light Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 04a-10b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 10-02 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Euphorbia corollata has an attractive autumn display of leaves. Be careful where you put this because of its invasive tendencies. Flowering spurge can survive very cold winters with annual averages as low as -30� Fahrenheit. This plant needs summer days with high heat. This species likes soils that are light. It needs soil that is dry.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  yes Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest  red autumn leaves Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Sap   Whole plant Poisonous indications  It causes a burning irritation of the mouth and throat. Internal poison  yes Dermatologic poison  yes Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities  Invasive
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  This whole plant is toxic. It is poisonous if ingested. It causes dermatitis when touched. It causes a burning irritation of the mouth and throat.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Self sows Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes  Euphorbia corollata easily self-sows from last year's seeds.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Euphorbia corollata is a perennial. Flowers: Flowering spurge has branched umbels surrounded by small white bracts. Most often the flowers occur in either green or white, with an accent in white.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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