Canary spurge, honey spurge
Native to Madeira, Euphorbia mellifera is really more of a shrub than a perennial.
This euphorbia is vigorous and evergreen. It grows rapidly to form a beautiful plant with a structural habit. Its green and yellow leaves are long and narrow and its orangey flowers smell of honey in the spring.
It flowers from May onwards with crown-shaped inflorescences 15 cm in diameter.
Grow in full sun in light, well-drained soil, but which is not too dry!
Average hardiness: -10 °C. For temperate climates.
- 1 litre pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 9-10
- Height: 100 cm to 130cm
- Plant spacing: 70 cm
- Flower colour: green yellow
- Flowering period: spring flowers
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