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  Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
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NOMENCLATURE
Botanical Name: Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Purpurea'
Common Name: Purple Wood Spurge
DESCRIPTION
This is an attractive clumping perennial with purple-green foliage on plants to two feet tall. It bears clusters of greenish yellow flowers in spring and early summer that contrast beautifully with the foliage. Use in perennial borders or as an accent.
CULTURAL INFORMATION
Light Exposure: Sun or Partial Shade
Water Requirements: Moderate to Regular
Sunset Zone: 2b-24
USDA Zone: -10 to -5 F( Z6a)
PLANT ANATOMY
Foliage Growth Cycle: Evergreen
Plant Habit: Clumping
Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
Height (at Maturity): 2 ft.
Width (at Maturity): 1-2 ft.
FLOWER CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Greenish-yellow
Season: Spring-Early Summer
Shape: Cyathia
LEAF CHARACTERISTICS
Color: Green and purple
Shape: Spoon-shaped
Texture: Smooth
Length: 1-3"
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