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Mountain spurge

Pachystachys spp.

Pachystachys lutea (2) by Prenn (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Mountain spurge Overview

Genus with just over 10 evergreen, perennial and shrub species in the Acanthaceae family. They produce simple foliage and attractive 2-lipped blooms with showy, often colourful modified leaves called bracts surrounding them.

Common problems with Mountain spurge

How to propagate Mountain spurge

Cuttings

Cuttings in early summer.

Special features of Mountain spurge

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Mountain spurge

Grown for their flowers.