Euphorbia corallioides L.

Coral Spurge

Family: Euphorbiaceae

Genus: Euphorbia

Category: Perennial

Zones: 4 to 10

Size: 2' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Stems are covered with leaves which are green with white central veins. Yellow green bracts. Short-lived but self-seeds. Rabbit resistant (Oudolf). Well-drained soil a must.


Published in Sp. Pl. 1: 460 in 1753.

Native to Italy and Sicily.

First cultivated in the UK in 1752.


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