Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae (Wood Spurge) is a spreading evergreen perennial forming colonies of rosettes of shiny, deep green, leathery leaves from which arise large rounded sprays of showy, lime-green flowers in late spring or early summer which last for months. The plant spreads by underground runners, until eventually the evergreen leaves form a low weed-smothering carpet over the ground. Perfect under trees, in woodland settings, very attractive ground cover.
- Typically grows up to 12-24 in. tall (30-60 cm) and 24-30 in. wide (60-75 cm)
- Remaining attractive during all its growing season, this remarkable plant is resilient to most pests and diseases, is drought, deer and rabbit tolerant and is easy to care for.
- A full sun to part shade lover, this plant thrives in a wide range of conditions and accepts dry or moist soils.
- Perfect addition to beds and borders, as ground cover, for coastal gardens, cottage gardens or city gardens.
- Propagate by division in spring
- All parts of the plant are highly toxic if ingested. The milky sap may cause irritation to skin and eyes.