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Euphorbia cornigera (Horned Spurge)

Horned Spurge, Euphorbia wallichii Kohli, Euphorbia longifolia


Perfect for brightening a shady corner of the garden, Euphorbia cornigera (Horned Spurge) is a very showy, clump-forming perennial which enjoys weeks of bright yellow-green flowers. Held in small clusters, they appear in late spring and last until late summer. They are borne on upright, reddish stems clad with lance-shaped, dark green leaves with interesting paler midribs.

  • Typically grows up to 30 in. tall and wide (75 cm).
  • Winner of the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society for its noteworthy qualities.
  • Remaining attractive during all its growing season, this remarkable plant is resilient to most pests and diseases, is deer & rabbit tolerant and is easy to care for.
  • A full sun to part shade lover, it thrives in moist, well-drained soils
  • Perfect for beds and borders, city gardens, coastal gardenscottage gardens or rock gardens.
  • Cut back flowering shoots to ground level in late summer or fall.
  • Propagate by seed sown in pots in a cold frame either when ripe or in spring. Propagate by division in early spring
  • All parts are highly toxic by ingestion.
  • Native to Northern Pakistan - Himalaya

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Euphorbia - Spurges
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 12" – 30" (30cm – 75cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit, Salt
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Family Euphorbia - Spurges
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Height 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 12" – 30" (30cm – 75cm)
Water Needs Low, Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Deer, Rabbit, Salt
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Coastal Garden, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Mediterranean Garden

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