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Griffith's Spurge

Euphorbia griffithii

Also known as

Fire glow euphorbia

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

60cm

60cm

Min

30cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Griffith's Spurge Overview

This spreading perennial is a vigorous grower producing upright stems of dark green lance shaped leaves, which turn red & yellow in autumn. In early summer it produces clusters of yellow & orange to red flowers at the end of the stems.

Common problems with Griffith's Spurge

Generally pest free but can suffer from rust.

How to harvest Griffith's Spurge

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Griffith's Spurge

Seed

Division

In early spring.

Cuttings

Take basal cuttings in spring or early summer; dip cut surfaces in charcoal or lukewarm water to prevent bleeding

Other uses of Griffith's Spurge

A low maintenance plant that can be cut for flower arrangements and suits almost every style of garden as it is tolerant of most locations.