Euphorbia characias subsp. characias 'Humpty Dumpty'
Wood Spurge - 2 litres
Euphorbia characias 'Humpty Dumpty' is a compact variety of this architectural shrubby evergreen perennial, with slender blue-grey leaves and lime-green flowers with dark red nectaries from early spring well into June. Height and spread 60-75cm by 60cm. Thrives in well-drained, fertile soil in sun or light shade, sheltered from cold winds. Cut flowering stems to the base in summer, wearing gloves to avoid contact with the milky sap, which can cause rashes. British nursery grown.
|Botanical name||Euphorbia characias subsp. characias|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Wood Spurge|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer|
|Foliage colour||Green, Blue, Red, Silver/Grey|
|Plant type||Herbaceous Perennials|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter|
|Stem colour||Silver/Grey, Green|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.6m - 1m|